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connectionism

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noun con·nec·tion·ism \-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of connectionism

  1. :  a school of cognitive science that holds that human mental processes (as learning) can be explained by the computational modeling of neural nets which are thought to simulate the actions of interconnected neurons in the brain

connectionist play \-sh(ə-)nist\ noun


1987

First Known Use of connectionism

1987


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