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A Prototype Model that Learns and Generalizes Medin , Altom , Edelson & Freko ( 1982 ) XOR Category Structure As Humans Do

  title={A Prototype Model that Learns and Generalizes Medin , Altom , Edelson \& Freko ( 1982 ) XOR Category Structure As Humans Do},
  author={Toshihiko Matsuka and Toshihiko Matsuka and Jeffery V. Nickerson and Jiun-Yin Jian and Jiun-Yin Jian},
The computational modeling literature suggests that Exemplar models of categorization often replicated psychological p henomena better than Prototypemodels. However, those prototype models may have failed because the models’ important information processing mechanisms were misspecified. Here we introduce a new prototype model with complex yet realistic learning and selective attention processes. Its attention processes (a) have a prototype specific attention cover age structure and (b) are… 

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