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Categorization automata employing neuronal group selection with reentry


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CA2067217A1 CA 2067217 CA2067217A CA2067217A1 CA 2067217 A1 CA2067217 A1 CA 2067217A1 CA 2067217 CA2067217 CA 2067217 CA 2067217 A CA2067217 A CA 2067217A CA 2067217 A1 CA2067217 A1 CA 2067217A1
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Gerald M. Edelman
George N. Reeke, Jr.
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George N. Reeke, Jr.
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An apparatus capable of sensing the presence of objects in its environment, categorizing these objects without a prior description of the categories to be expected, and controlling robotic effector mechanisms to respond differentially to such objects according to their categories. Such responses include sorting objects, rejecting objects of certain types, and detecting, novel or deviant objects. The invention includes a device called a "classification n-tuple" (of which a "classification couple" is a special case) capable of combining signals from two or more sensory modalities to arrive at the classification of an object.
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