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Connectionist Models in Cognitive Neuroscience : 5th Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop, Birmingham, 8-10 September, 1998 : Perspectives in Neural Computing - Dietmar Heinke

Connectionist Models in Cognitive Neuroscience : 5th Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop, Birmingham, 8-10 September, 1998

Perspectives in Neural Computing

By: Dietmar Heinke (Editor), Glyn W. Humphreys (Editor), Andrew Olson (Editor)

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This volume will contain papers from the 5th Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop, University of Birmingham, UK, 8-10 September 1998. The theme of the workshop is Connectionist Models in Cognitive Neuroscience, a topic which covers many important issues ranging from modelling physiological structure, to cognitive function and its disorders in neuropsychological and psychiatric cases. The workshop is intended to bring together researchers from such diverse disciplines as artificial intelligence, applied mathematics, cognitive science, computer science, neurobiology, philosophy and psychology, to discuss their work on the connectionist modelling of psychology. The papers will provide a state of the art summary of ongoing research in this exciting and fast-moving field. As such this volume will provide a valuable contribution to the Perspectives in Neural Computing series.

List of Contributors
The SPLIT Model of Visual Word Recognition: Complementary Connectionist and Statistical Cognitive Modellingp. 3
Modelling Early Stages of Word Recognition: Case and the Peripheral Dyslexiasp. 13
Competitive Queuing and Spelling: Modelling Acquired Dysgraphiap. 25
Neuropsychologically Plausible Sequence Generation in a Multi-Layer Network Model of Spellingp. 40
Connectionist Dissociations, Confounding Factors and Modularityp. 52
Investigating the Role of Multimodal and Unimodal Cells of the Prefrontal Cortex Using a Computational Model of Working Memoryp. 67
Short Term Memory and Selection Processes in a Frontal-Lobe Modelp. 78
Experimenting with Models of the Frontal Lobesp. 92
Towards an Emotional Robot: Simulating Hippocampal-Mediated Anxietyp. 102
A Connectionist Model for Frequency Effects in Recall and Recognitionp. 112
Semantic Judgement Errors in Parkinson's Disease: The Role of Primingp. 127
Category-Specific Deficits in a Self-Organizing Model of the Lexical-Semantic Systemp. 137
What Causes Lexical Access Difficulties in Dementia? The Role of Covert Category-Specificityp. 149
Feature Distributions and Experimental Evaluation in a Connectionist Model of Semantic Memoryp. 159
Stochastic Double Dissociations in Distributed Models of Semantic Memoryp. 170
Systematicity and Specialization in Semanticsp. 184
Unsupervised Detection of Illusory Contoursp. 197
Modelling Adaptation in the Human Oculomotor Systemp. 206
A Study of the Neuronal Encoding of Categorization with the Use of a Kohonen Networkp. 218
A Connectionist Model of Categorization Response Timesp. 228
Modelling Emergent Attentional Propertiesp. 240
The Role of Feedback Connections in Task-Driven Visual Searchp. 252
A Neuronal Model of Binding and Selective Attention for Visual Searchp. 262
Modelling Selective Processing in Vision and Actionp. 272
Attention and the Control of Action: An Investigation of the Effects of Selection on Population Coding of Hand and Eye Movementp. 283
Author Indexp. 299
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ISBN: 9781852330521
ISBN-10: 185233052X
Series: Perspectives in Neural Computing
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 299
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.68
Weight (kg): 0.45