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Spatial Cognition: Foundations and Applications : Selected by Seán Ó Nualláin

By Seán Ó Nualláin

Spatial Cognition brings jointly psychology, desktop technological know-how, linguistics and geography, discussing how humans take into consideration house (our inner cognitive maps and spatial belief) and the way we speak approximately area, for example giving direction instructions or utilizing spatial metaphors. The technological functions including dynamism to the realm comprise desktop interfaces, academic software program, multimedia, and in-car navigation platforms. at the experimental point, subject matters as various as gender alterations in orientation and ― after all, completely unrelated ― the position of the hippocampus in rodent navigation are defined. a lot targeted research and computational modeling of the constitution of brief time period reminiscence (STM) is mentioned. The papers have been awarded on the 1998 annual assembly of the Cognitive technological know-how Society of eire, brain III. (Series B)

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C. 3. 39 The quantity of path and neighborhood exploration. For path exploration we assessed quantity as the number of repeated passages through a single target point on the path (backtracks). For neighborhood exploration quantity was the number of times the subject left the path and returned to it, without reaching a target location (detours). The efficacy of path and neighborhood exploration. We assessed the number of final and target locations reached, calculating efficacy as the number of explored target locations divided by the number of described locations.

Reflex-based architectures The simplest types of coupled architectures are only composed of reflexes. The internal dynamics of a reflex-based architecture depend exclusively on the 24 M. TIRASSA, A. CARASSA AND G. GEMINIANI external ones. Its interactions may be viewed as a set of fixed stimulus/response patterns, and are therefore completely driven by the environment: there are no internal states relevant to the interaction, except for local modulation of reflexes via activation, habituation, or crossed inhibition.

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