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Four Computational Models for Investigating Neuropsychological Decision-making

  • Debra L. Long
  • Arthur C. Graesser
  • Charles J. Long
Part of the Human Neuropsychology book series (HN)

Abstract

Neuropsychological decision-making in the clinical setting can be investigated from the perspective of different computational models derived from cognitive science. In this chapter, we focus on four of these models: Multivariate analyses, expert knowledge-based systems, exemplar-based reasoning models, and connectionist models. All presuppose that neuropsychological decision-making is essentially a complex pattern recognition task. For example, the neuropsychologist might attempt to recognize the locus of a lesion on the basis of a pattern of symptoms, test scores, and historical data. The four models in this chapter provide substantially different solutions for this complex pattern recognition problem.

Keywords

Expert System Speech Perception Hide Unit Connectionist Model Certainty Factor 
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  • Debra L. Long
  • Arthur C. Graesser
  • Charles J. Long

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