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New ideas for brain modelling 6

Distributed Computing Systems, Belfast, UK

Special Issues: Theoretical frameworks and models for biological systems

This paper describes implementation details for a 3-level cognitive model, described in the paper series. The whole architecture is now modular, with different levels using different types of information. The ensemble-hierarchy relationship is maintained and placed in the bottom optimising and middle aggregating levels, to store memory objects and their relations. There is a geometric progression from overlapping to contained/fuzzy pattern sets. The top-level cognitive layer has been re-designed to model the Cognitive Process Language (CPL) of an earlier paper, by refactoring it into a network structure with a light scheduler. The cortex brain region is thought to be hierarchical - clustering from simple to more complex features. The refactored network might therefore challenge conventional thinking on that brain region, by making it more horizontal and type-based. It is also argued that the function and structure in particular, of the new top level, is similar to the psychology theory of chunking. The model is still only a framework and does not have enough information for real intelligence. But a framework is now implemented over the whole design and so can give a more complete picture about the potential for results.
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Keywords cognitive architecture; memory; process; chunking; horizontal linking; hierarchy; cortex

Citation: Kieran Greer. New ideas for brain modelling 6. AIMS Biophysics, 2020, 7(4): 308-322. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2020022

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