From the Phenomenology to the Mechanisms of Consciousness: Integrated Information Theory 3.0

@article{Oizumi2014FromTP,
  title={From the Phenomenology to the Mechanisms of Consciousness: Integrated Information Theory 3.0},
  author={Masafumi Oizumi and Larissa Albantakis and Giulio Tononi},
  journal={PLoS Computational Biology},
  year={2014},
  volume={10}
}
This paper presents Integrated Information Theory (IIT) of consciousness 3.0, which incorporates several advances over previous formulations. IIT starts from phenomenological axioms: information says that each experience is specific – it is what it is by how it differs from alternative experiences; integration says that it is unified – irreducible to non-interdependent components; exclusion says that it has unique borders and a particular spatio-temporal grain. These axioms are formalized into… Expand
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