Foundations of Science 18 (3):579-581 (2013)

Paul Humphreys
University of Virginia
In this commentary to Napoletani et al. (Found Sci 16:1–20, 2011), we argue that the approach the authors adopt suggests that neural nets are mathematical techniques rather than models of cognitive processing, that the general approach dates as far back as Ptolemy, and that applied mathematics is more than simply applying results from pure mathematics
Keywords Data analysis  Mathematical models  Neural nets  Applied mathematics
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DOI 10.1007/s10699-012-9317-4
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