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Brain-Mind Machinery [electronic resource] : Brain-Inspired Computing and Mind Opening.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9789812790255Publication details: Singapore : World Scientific, 2009.ISBN:
  • 9789812790262
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Brain-Mind Machinery : Brain-Inspired Computing and Mind OpeningDDC classification:
  • 006.3/2
LOC classification:
  • QA76.87.N4966 2009
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Contents:
Preface; Acknowledgement; CONTENTS; Chapter 1: The Brain: The Center of Attraction; Chapter 2: Neurons and Synapses: The Key to Memory and Learning; Chapter 3: The Cortex Architecture: The Building Block of Intelligence; Chapter 4: Many Faces of Memories - Investigating the Human Multiple Memory Systems; Chapter 5: Learning Like a Human: How Does Learning Take Place in Our Brain?; Chapter 6: Emotion and Cognition; Chapter 7: Laminar Computing; Chapter 8: Probabilistic Computing: The Bayesian Mind; Chapter 9: Thinking Machine: Higher Theories of Brain and Commonsense Knowledge Generation
Chapter 10: Modeling the Entire Brain: Biologically Inspired Cognitive ArchitecturesChapter 11: Are We There? What Can the Computer Do Today and Tomorrow?; Chapter 12: Brain - A Forest Not Totally Explored: What are Some of the Issues?; Chapter 13: Understanding the Brain to Build Intelligent Systems; Chapter 14: Conclusions - The Mind That Matters; Glossary; Notes; References; Index;
Summary: Brain-Mind Machinery provides a walkthrough to the world of brain-inspired computing and mind-related questions. Bringing together diverse viewpoints and expertise from multidisciplinary communities, the book explores the human quest to build a thinking machine with human-like capabilities. Readers will acquire a first-hand understanding of the brain and mind mechanisms and machineries, as well as how much we have progressed in and how far we are from building a truly general intelligent system like the human brain.
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Preface; Acknowledgement; CONTENTS; Chapter 1: The Brain: The Center of Attraction; Chapter 2: Neurons and Synapses: The Key to Memory and Learning; Chapter 3: The Cortex Architecture: The Building Block of Intelligence; Chapter 4: Many Faces of Memories - Investigating the Human Multiple Memory Systems; Chapter 5: Learning Like a Human: How Does Learning Take Place in Our Brain?; Chapter 6: Emotion and Cognition; Chapter 7: Laminar Computing; Chapter 8: Probabilistic Computing: The Bayesian Mind; Chapter 9: Thinking Machine: Higher Theories of Brain and Commonsense Knowledge Generation

Chapter 10: Modeling the Entire Brain: Biologically Inspired Cognitive ArchitecturesChapter 11: Are We There? What Can the Computer Do Today and Tomorrow?; Chapter 12: Brain - A Forest Not Totally Explored: What are Some of the Issues?; Chapter 13: Understanding the Brain to Build Intelligent Systems; Chapter 14: Conclusions - The Mind That Matters; Glossary; Notes; References; Index;

Brain-Mind Machinery provides a walkthrough to the world of brain-inspired computing and mind-related questions. Bringing together diverse viewpoints and expertise from multidisciplinary communities, the book explores the human quest to build a thinking machine with human-like capabilities. Readers will acquire a first-hand understanding of the brain and mind mechanisms and machineries, as well as how much we have progressed in and how far we are from building a truly general intelligent system like the human brain.