What is Modularity Good For ?

@inproceedings{Thomas2006WhatIM,
  title={What is Modularity Good For ?},
  author={Michael S. C. Thomas and Fiona M. Richardson},
  year={2006}
}
We compare three types of dual-route associative architectures for learning the English past tense problem. Identical computational resources are used in (1) a prespecified modular architecture, with a rule mechanism and an exception mechanism; (2) an architecture with two mechanisms which demonstrates emergent specialization of function for regular and… CONTINUE READING