The local is running on the express track: Localist models better facilitate understanding of nervous system function

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (5):700-700 (2004)
Artificial neural networks have weaknesses as models of cognition. A conventional neural network has limitations of computational power. The localist representation is at least equal to its competition. We contend that locally connected neural networks are perfectly capable of storing and retrieving the individual features, but the process of reconstruction must be otherwise explained. We support the localist position but propose a “hybrid” model that can begin to explain cognition in anatomically plausible terms.
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DOI 10.1017/S0140525X04260162
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