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Symbol Grounding Problem

Harnad, Stevan (2003) Symbol Grounding Problem In, Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Nature Publishing Group: Macmillan

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The Symbol Grounding Problem is related to the problem of how words get their meanings, and of what meanings are. The problem of meaning is in turn related to the problem of consciousness, or how it is that mental states are meaningful.

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Published date: December 2003
Venue - Dates: Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, 2003-12-01
Keywords: categorization, computation, consciousness, language, meaning, perceptio, sensorimotor function, reference, robotics, Turing test
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


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Date deposited: 19 Jun 2003
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:36

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Author: Stevan Harnad

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