Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

Double Loops Flows and Bidirectional Hebb's Law in Neural Network

By Christophe Lecerf

Abstract

This paper presents the double loop feedback model, which is used for structure and data flow modelling through reinforcement learning in an artificial neural network. We first consider physiological arguments suggesting that loops and double loops are widely spread in the exchange flows of the central nervous system. We then demonstrate that the double loop pattern, named a mental object, works as a functional memory unit and we describe the main properties of a double loop resonator built with the classical Hebb's law learning principle in a feedforward basis. In this model, we show how some mental objects aggregate themselves in building blocks, then what are the properties of such blocks. We propose the mental objects block as the representing structure of a concept in a neural network. We show how the local application of Hebb's law at the cell level leads to the concept of functional organization cost at the network level (upward effect), which explains spontaneous reorganization of mental blocks (downward effect). In this model, the simple hebbian learning paradigm appears to have emergent effects in both upward and downward directions

Topics: Dynamical Systems, Neural Nets
Publisher: SPIE
Year: 1998
OAI identifier: oai:cogprints.org:519

Suggested articles

Citations

  1. (1973). A theory of epigenesis of neural networks by selective stabilization os sysnapses",
  2. (1984). Boltzmann machine: constraint satisfaction network that learn",
  3. (1980). Brains behaviour and robotics, Byte books,
  4. (1991). Computational models of concept learning", in Concept formation: Knowledge and Experience in Unsupervised Learning,
  5. (1982). Connectionist models and their properties",
  6. (1992). Dynamic binding in a neural network for shape recogntion",
  7. (1977). Knowledge acquisition from structural decriptions",
  8. (1983). L'homme neuronal,
  9. (1982). Neural networks and physical systems with emergent collective computational abilities",
  10. (1995). Pattern recognition computation using action potential timing for stimulus representation",
  11. (1989). Stimulus specific neuronal oscillations in orientation columns of visual cortex",
  12. (1989). The CN2 induction Algorithm."
  13. (1977). The cognitive neuroscience of Action,

To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.