LING 105 - Introduction to Cognitive Science

Description
Cognitive Science is founded on the realization that many problems in the analysis of human and artificial intelligence require an interdisciplinary approach. The course is intended to introduce students to the problems and characteristic concepts of Cognitive Science, drawing on formal and empirical approaches from the parent disciplines of computer science, linguistics, neuroscience, philosophy and psychology. The topics covered include Perception, Action, Learning, Language, Knowledge Representation, and Inference, and the relations and interactions between such modules. The course shows how the different views from the parent disciplines interact, and identifies some common themes among the theories that have been proposed. The course pays particular attention to the distinctive role of computation in such theories, and provides an introduction to some of the main directions of current research in the field.
Credits
1
Attributes
FORMAL REASONING COURSE
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Offered
TuTh, Th, F, F-140, Th-140, TuTh-140
Avg. Class Size
35
Avg. Sections
12