Commentary: new kids on the connectionist modeling block.

  title={Commentary: new kids on the connectionist modeling block.},
  author={David Klahr},
  journal={Developmental science},
  volume={7 2},
If we can construct an information-processing system with rules of behavior that lead it to behave like the dynamic system we are trying to describe, then this system is a theory of the child at one stage of the development. Having described a particular stage by a program, we would then face the task of discovering what additional information-processing mechanisms are needed to simulate developmental change – the transition from one stage to the next. That is, we would need to discover how the… CONTINUE READING