connectionism

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noun con·nec·tion·ism \kə-ˈnek-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of connectionism

  1. :  a school of cognitive science that holds that human mental processes (such 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 \kə-ˈnek-sh(ə-)nist\ noun

First Known Use of connectionism

1981


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