By Gerald Lieberman
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Then the cognitive task boils down to trying to secure a kind of ‘best fit’, or most coherent course of action. Of course, not everyone would actually behave in this way. But not everyone assigns the normatively appropriate probabilities to the descriptions of Linda the bank teller either. So the normative requirement here is to solve problems that your own system of priorities says are worth solving, in a way that respects the priorities that define the problem. Problems of Scale Whether this can be done with large-scale problems is a difficult issue.
For n propositions, the computer would have to calculate 2n possible solutions (Thagard & Verbeurgt, 1998, pp. 7–8). In general, mathematical modeling of constraint satisfaction problems for even a relatively modest set of considerations appears to be formally intractable. The computations cannot be done in polynomial time, or as Millgram (2000, p. 87) colorfully puts it, ‘there are reasonably sized inputs for which you will not be able to solve the problem—at any rate, not before the universe freezes over’.
Neural networks are simplified models of the brain that measure the strength of connections between neurons. Against the classical view that human cognition is analogous to symbolic computation in digital computers, the connectionist claims that information is stored nonsymbolically in the strength of connections between the units of a neural net. Gardner defines intelligence as ‘the capacity to solve problems or to fashion products that are valued in one or more cultural setting’ (Gardner & Hatch, 1989).
3,500 Good Quotes for Speakers by Gerald Lieberman