Re: The Frame Problem

From: Harnad, Stevan (
Date: Sat Mar 08 1997 - 20:08:35 GMT

> From: Walker, Guy <>
> Am I correct in thinking that symbolic computation has a
> distinct frame problem, and connectionist/neural networks
> do not? I am basing this on the assumption that things like
> recurrent, feed foreward/back neural networks can learn and
> adapt much more easily than is the case with symbolic
> computation.

You are right, but nets clearly can't do a lot of other thought-like
things that we can do (e.g. calculate, infer, speak, respond to speach,
solve problems, etc.) that symbol systems CAN do.

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