"Arthur T. Murray" wrote:
>> "Owen Nieuwenhuyse" <nieuweo at ezysurf.co.nz> wrote on 16.DEC.2001:
> > Arthur T. Murray <uj797 at victoria.tc.ca> wrote in message [...]
>> >> Human: cats eat
> >> Robot: CATS EAT BUGS
> >> 10 41 10
> >> The AI gives the wrong answer in the fourth exchange because the
> >> concept of "bugs" has retained too high an activation. [...]
>> > ON:
> > What do you use these "activation levels" for?
> The activation-levels determine which concepts -- by dint of high
> activation -- will be included in a sentence of thought generated
> by the interaction of Chomskyan syntax and a conceptual mindcore.
Even some crude syntax detection would provide better than
what parent child mindless thought is expressed here.
I started doing AI work in the late seventies on my own, and
have made some profit with it. By and large , allowing patterns
to steer themselves and to just assign the spikes seems to work
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