A Calculus of Ideas:A Mathematical Study of Human Thought by Ulf Grenander

By Ulf Grenander

This monograph reviews a idea scan with a mathematical constitution meant to demonstrate the workings of a brain. It offers a mathematical idea of human concept in keeping with trend thought with a graph-based method of considering. the tactic illustrated and produced by way of broad machine simulations is expounded to neural networks. dependent normally on introspection, it's speculative instead of empirical such that it differs noticeably in perspective from the traditional knowledge of present cognitive science.


  • An structure for the Mind:
    • Introduction
    • Creating options: Algebra of Thinking
  • Personality of a Mind:
    • A brain Equation
  • Two Personalities:
    • Building a GOLEM, a considering Machine
    • As considering Develops
  • Realizing a Mind:
    • MIND and Brain
    • Reflections
    • Doubts and Certainties
  • Appendics:
    • Some recognized brain Theories
    • Consistency of likelihood Measure
    • A Modality Lattice
    • Dynamics of Random technique of Thinking
    • Software for GOLEM

Readership: Graduate scholars in utilized arithmetic, data and cognitive technological know-how in addition to postgraduates and researchers in those fields.

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