Connectionism: Difference between revisions
Connectionism can be traced to ideas more than a century old, which were little more than speculation until the mid-to-late 20th century.
===Parallel distributed processing (PDP)===
The prevailing connectionist approach today was originally known as '''parallel distributed processing''' (PDP). It was an [[artificial neural network]] approach that stressed the parallel nature of neural processing, and the distributed nature of neural representations. It provided a general mathematical framework for researchers to operate in. The framework involved eight major aspects:
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