Cognitive Engineering

A Distributed Approach to Machine Intelligence

By Amit Konar

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-8523-3975-3
  • 376 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: October 4, 2007
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $159.00
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Full Description
This book explores the design issues of intelligent engineering systems. Beginning with the foundations of psychological modeling of the human mind, the main emphasis is given to parallel & distributed realization of intelligent models for application in reasoning, learning, planning & multi-agent co-ordination problems. Case studies on human-mood detection & control, & behavioral co-operation of mobile robots are provided. This is the 1st comprehensive text of its kind, bridging the gap between Cognitive Science & Cognitive Systems Engineering. Each chapter includes plenty of numerical examples & exercises with sufficient hints, so that readers can solve the exercises on their own. Computer simulations are included in most chapters to give a clear idea about the application of the algorithms undertaken. This book is unique in its theme & contents - written with graduates in mind, it would also be a valuable resource for researchers in the fields Cognitive Science, Computer Science & Cognitive Engineering.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. The Psychological Basis of Cognitive Modeling.
  2. Parallel and Distributed Logic Programming.
  3. Distributed Reasoning by Fuzzy Petri Nets: A Review.
  4. Belief Propagation and Belief Revision Models in Fuzzy Petri Nets.
  5. Building Expert Systems Using Fuzzy Petri Nets.
  6. Distributed Learning Using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps.
  7. Unsupervised Learning by Fuzzy Petri Nets.
  8. Supervised Learning by Fuzzy Petri Nets.
  9. Distributed Modeling of Abduction, Reciprocity and Duality by Fuzzy Petri Nets.
  10. Human Mood Detection and Control: A Cybernetic Approach.
  11. Distributed Planning and Multi
  12. Agent Coordination of Robots.
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