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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–Control

. Biological Cognition–Control

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(p.163) 5. Biological Cognition–Control
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How to Build a Brain
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C. Eliasmith

B. Bobier

T. Stewart

Chris Eliasmith

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794546.003.0005

Chapter 5 discusses the control of the flow of information through the brain. The two main examples considered are attentional routing, and basal ganglia function. Examples are provided that demonstrate visual attentional routing, and the flexible selection of sequences of action in a biologically detailed basal ganglia. Sequencing is applied to solve the Tower of Hanoi in a fully spiking network. Tutorial: Question answering with Nengo

Keywords:   cognitive control, action sequencing, attention, visual attention, information routing, Tower of Hanoi

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