Distinctive features, categorical perception, and probability learning: some applications of a neural model

@inproceedings{Anderson1977DistinctiveFC,
  title={Distinctive features, categorical perception, and probability learning: some applications of a neural model},
  author={J.A. Anderson and Jack W. Silverstein and Stephen A. Ritz and Randall S. Jones},
  year={1977}
}
A previously proposed model for memory based on neurophysiolo gical considerations is reviewed. We assume that (a) nervous system activity is usefully represented as the set of simultaneous individual neuron activities in a group of neurons; (b) different memory traces make use of the same synapses; and (c) synapses associate two patterns of neural activity by incrementing synaptic connectivity proportionally to the product of pre- and postsynaptic activity, forming a matrix of synaptic… 

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