An Adaptive Model for Dynamics of Desiring and Feeling Based on Hebbian Learning

  • Tibor Bosse
  • Mark Hoogendoorn
  • Zulfiqar A. Memon
  • Jan Treur
  • Muhammad Umair
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6334)


Within cognitive models, desires are often considered as functional concepts that play a role in efficient focusing of behaviour. In practice a desire often goes hand in hand with having certain feelings. In this paper by adopting neurological theories a model is introduced incorporating both cognitive and affective aspects in the dynamics of desiring and feeling. Example simulations are presented, and both a mathematical and logical analysis is included.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tibor Bosse
    • 1
  • Mark Hoogendoorn
    • 1
  • Zulfiqar A. Memon
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jan Treur
    • 1
  • Muhammad Umair
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of AIVU University AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Sukkur Ins. of Business Administration (Sukkur IBA)SindhPakistan
  3. 3.Dept. of Computer ScienceCOMSATS Institute of Information TechnologyLahorePakistan

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