Probabilistic inference in human semantic memory.

  title={Probabilistic inference in human semantic memory.},
  author={Mark Steyvers and Thomas L. Griffiths and Simon Dennis},
  journal={Trends in cognitive sciences},
  volume={10 7},
The idea of viewing human cognition as a rational solution to computational problems posed by the environment has influenced several recent theories of human memory. The first rational models of memory demonstrated that human memory seems to be remarkably well adapted to environmental statistics but made only minimal assumptions about the form of the environmental information represented in memory. Recently, several probabilistic methods for representing the latent semantic structure of… CONTINUE READING
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