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Principles of Synthetic Intelligence PSI: An Architecture of Motivated Cognition
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Principles of Synthetic Intelligence PSI: An Architecture of Motivated Cognition

Joscha Bach

Abstract

Although computational models of cognition have become very popular, these models are relatively limited in their coverage of cognition—they usually only emphasize problem solving and reasoning, or treat perception and motivation as isolated modules. The first architecture to cover cognition more broadly is the Psi theory, developed by Dietrich Dörner. By integrating motivation and emotion with perception and reasoning, and including grounded neuro-symbolic representations, the Psi contributes significantly to an integrated understanding of the mind. It provides a conceptual framework that hig ... More

Keywords: computational models, cognition, Psi theory, Dietrich Dörner, neuro-symbolic representations, cognitive science, artificial intelligence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195370676
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370676.001.0001

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Joscha Bach, author

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