%A A. Tijsseling %A Stevan Harnad %J Proceedings of SimCat 1997: Interdisciplinary Workshop on Similarity and Categorization %T Warping Similarity Space in Category Learning by Backprop Nets %X We report simulations with backpropagation networks trained to discriminate and then categorize a set of stimuli. The findings suggest a possible mechanism for categorical perception based on altering interstimulus similarity. %K neural networks, categorical perception, symbol grounding %P 263-269 %E M. Ramscar %E U. Hahn %E E. Cambouropolos %E H. Pain %D 1997 %I Department of Artificial Intelligence, Edinburgh University %L cogprints1608