Corpus ID: 18676995

Challenge Propagation : Towards a theory of distributed intelligence and the global brain

  title={Challenge Propagation : Towards a theory of distributed intelligence and the global brain},
  author={F. Heylighen},
  • F. Heylighen
  • Published 2014
  • Computer Science
  • We sketch a foundation for a new theory of distributed intelligence, based on the process of challenge propagation, which extends the mechanism of spreading activation in neural networks to the collective intelligence emerging from a network of interacting agents. Challenge propagation is a form of self-organizing, distributed processing that allows agents to collectively tackle challenges too complex for a single agent, and that can be mathematically and computationally modelled. The basic… CONTINUE READING
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