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How to Build a BrainA Neural Architecture for Biological Cognition$
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Chris Eliasmith

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199794546

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794546.001.0001

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. Biological Cognition: Semantics

. Biological Cognition: Semantics

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(p.77) 3. Biological Cognition: Semantics
Source:
How to Build a Brain
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C. Eliasmith

C. Tang

T. DeWolf

Chris Eliasmith

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794546.003.0003

Chapter 3 introduces the semantic pointer hypothesis, a proposal regarding the nature of neural representations for cognition. In discussing the hypothesis, the notion of a semantic pointer is introduced and defined. This notion is then applied to a description of shallow and deep semantics in perception and motor control. Tutorial: Neural computation in Nengo

Keywords:   semantic pointer, semantics, vision, action, motor control, perception

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