SUSTAIN: a network model of category learning.

  title={SUSTAIN: a network model of category learning.},
  author={Bradley C. Love and Douglas L. Medin and Todd M. Gureckis},
  journal={Psychological review},
  volume={111 2},
SUSTAIN (Supervised and Unsupervised STratified Adaptive Incremental Network) is a model of how humans learn categories from examples. SUSTAIN initially assumes a simple category structure. If simple solutions prove inadequate and SUSTAIN is confronted with a surprising event (e.g., it is told that a bat is a mammal instead of a bird), SUSTAIN recruits an additional cluster to represent the surprising event. Newly recruited clusters are available to explain future events and can themselves… CONTINUE READING
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