CHDH Seminar Series 2020: What Do Connectionist Models of Language Tell Us About the Human Mind? — Round Table Discussion

Presenter: Discussion lead by Professor Simon Dennis, CHDH Director

Date: Monday 2 March

Time: 12 - 1 PM

Location: Lowe Theatre (Room 103 Redmond Barry Building, University of Melbourne)

This seminar will be a group discussion, lead by Professor Simon Dennis, about the following blog post: https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/ZFtesgbY9XwtqqyZ5/human-psycholinguists-a-critical-appraisal. The conversation will explore how (and whether) connectionist models of human phenomena can give insights into the human mind, the relationship between connectionist architectures and symbolic manipulation, and the role of innate structure, explicit or implicit, in connectionist models of mind.