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Symbol Grounding Problem

Symbol Grounding Problem
Symbol Grounding Problem
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.
categorization, computation, consciousness, language, meaning, perceptio, sensorimotor function, reference, robotics, Turing test
Nature Publishing Group: Macmillan
Harnad, Stevan
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Harnad, Stevan
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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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Local EPrints ID: 257720
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/257720
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ORCID for Stevan Harnad: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6153-1129

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Date deposited: 19 Jun 2003
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:05

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