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Can Artificial Intelligence Help in Finding How Brains May Work?

  • A. de Callataÿ
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Part of the Springer Series in Brain Dynamics book series (SSBD, volume 2)


Here I will set out the research methods of artificial intelligence (AI) workers, and why they believe they can contribute to discovering how brains may work. I explain three main AI principles with simple examples: symbolic computation, qualitative physics to control artificial animals, and mechanisms of automatic deduction. AI builds neural-like computers whose components can be speculatively mapped to the neurons, suggesting their functions. I illustrate AI researches with examples from my work.


Symbolic Computation Brain Model Artificial Intelligence Method Behavior Rule Input Wire 
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