Modeling temporal structure in classical conditioning

Aaron Courville and David S. Touretzky
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 14, T. Dietterich, S. Becker, and Z. Ghahramani, ed., MIT Press, 2002


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Abstract
The Temporal Coding Hypothesis of Miller and colleagues [7] suggests that animals integrate related temporal patterns of stimuli into single memory representations. We formalize this concept using quasi-Bayes estimation to update the parameters of a constrained hidden Markov model. This approach allows us to account for some surprising temporal effects in the second order conditioning experiments of Miller et al. [1, 2, 3], which other models are unable to explain.

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Aaron Courville and David S. Touretzky, "Modeling temporal structure in classical conditioning," Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 14, T. Dietterich, S. Becker, and Z. Ghahramani, ed., MIT Press, 2002

BibTeX Reference
@incollection{Courville_2002_4313,
   author = "Aaron Courville and David S Touretzky",
   editor = "T. Dietterich, S. Becker, and Z. Ghahramani",
   title = "Modeling temporal structure in classical conditioning",
   booktitle = "Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 14",
   publisher = "MIT Press",
   address = "Cambridge, MA",
   year = "2002",
}