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References: Geoffrey E. Hinton, "Connectionist Learning Procedures", Artificial Intelligence 40(1-3):185-234, 1989. Reprinted in J. Carbonell, editor, "Machine Learning: Paradigms and Methods", MIT Press, 1990. Also appears as Technical Report CMU-CS-87-115 (version 2), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, December 1987. Kevin Knight, "A gentle introduction to subsymbolic computation: Connectionism for the AI researcher". Technical Report CMU-CS-89-150, Carnegie Mellon University, School of Computer Science, Pittsburgh, PA, May 30, 1989. Scott Fahlman and Geoffrey Hinton, "Connectionist Architectures for Artificial Intelligence", IEEE Computer 20(1):100-109, January 1987. Hertz, J., Krogh, A., and Palmer, R.G., "Introduction to the Theory of Neural Computation", Addison-Wesley, 1991. 327 pages. ISBN 0-201-51560-1. Hecht-Nielsen, Robert, "Neurocomputing", Addison-Wesley, 1990, 433 pages. ISBN 0-201-09355-3. Wasserman, Phillip D., "Neural Computing: Theory and Practice", Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1989. Freeman, James A., and Skapura, David M., "Neural Networks: Algorithms, Applications and Programming Techniques", Addison Wesley, Reading, MA, 1991. 401 pages, ISBN 0-201-51376-5. Judith Dayhoff, "Neural Network Architectures: An Introduction", Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1990, 259 pages, ISBN 0-442-20744-1. Geoffrey E. Hinton, "How neural networks learn from experience", Scientific American 267(3):144-151, 1992. Kevin Knight, "Connectionist ideas and algorithms", CACM 33:59-74, 1990. Ottmar Lutzy and Andreas Dengel , "A Comparison of Neural Net Simulators" IEEE Expert 8(4), August 1993. [Comparison of free neural network simulators on a backpropagation OCR task.] Rumelhart, D.E, and McClelland, J.L., editors, "Parallel Distributed Processing: Explorations in the Microstructure of Cognition" (Vol. 1: Foundations; Vol. 2: Psychological and Biological Models), Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1986. Waltz, D., and Feldman, J.A., "Connectionist Models and their Implications: Readings from _Cognitive Science_", Ablex, 1988. Mark Watson, "Common Lisp Modules -- Artificial Intelligence in the Era of Neural Networks and Chaos Theory", Springer-Verlag, 1991. Includes code written in Macintosh Common Lisp and uses the Mac graphical interface (the modules are portable to other Common Lisp implementations, but without the graphics). Anderson, J.A., and Rosenfeld, E., editors, "Neurocomputing: Foundations of Research", Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1988. Also "Neurocomputing Vol. 2: Directions for Research", Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1991. Hinton, G.E., and Anderson, J.A., editors, "Parallel Models of Associative Memory" (updated edition), Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1989. Hinton, G.E., editor, "Connectionist Symbol Processing", MIT Press, 1990. [Was a special issue of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 46, nos. 1-2.] Touretzky, D.S., editor, "Neural Information Processing Systems", volumes 1-4 (1988-1991), Morgan Kaufmann. [Proceedings from the premier conference on neural networks.] See the special issue of _Connection Science_, Volume 2 Numbers 1-2, 1990. Also the Hinton collection "Connectionist Symbol Processing", above. Barnden, J.A., and Pollack, J.B., "Advances in Connectionist and Neural Computation Theory Vol. 1: High-Level Connectionist Models", Ablex, 1991. Quinlan, P., "Connectionism and Psychology: A Psychological Perspective on New Connectionist Research", University of Chicago Press, 1991. Waltz, D., and Feldman, J.A., editors, "Connectionist Models and their Implications: Readings from _Cognitive Science_", Ablex, 1988. McCloskey, M., "Networks and theories: The place of connectionism in cognitive science", Psychological Science 2:387-395, 1991. Pinker, S., and Mehler, J, editors, "Connections and Symbols", MIT Press, 1988. [Was Cognition special issue Volume 28, 1988] Clark, A., "Microcognition: Philosophy, Cognitive Science, and Parallel Distributed Processing", MIT Press, 1989. Emile H.L. Aarts and Jan Korst, "Simulated Annealing and Boltzmann Machines" John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1989. 272 pages. $52.00. ISBN 0-471921-467. R. P. Lippmann, "Review of Neural Networks for Speech Recognition", Neural Computation, 1(1):1-38, 1989. CD-ROM: Prime Time Freeware for AI, Issue 1-1 Keywords: AI Software Packages, Connectionist Systems, Neural Networks, Neural Systems, Software Packages
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