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MENS, an Info-Computational Model for (Neuro-)cognitive Systems Capable of Creativity
Faculté des Sciences, Mathématiques, Université de Picardie Jules Verne, 33 rue Saint-Leu, F-80039 Amiens, France
Received: 2 August 2012; in revised form: 30 August 2012 / Accepted: 5 September 2012 / Published: 7 September 2012
Abstract: MENS is a bio-inspired model for higher level cognitive systems; it is an application of the Memory Evolutive Systems developed with Vanbremeersch to model complex multi-scale, multi-agent self-organized systems, such as biological or social systems. Its development resorts to an info-computationalism: first we characterize the properties of the human brain/mind at the origin of higher order cognitive processes up to consciousness and creativity, then we ‘abstract’ them in a MENS mathematical model for natural or artificial cognitive systems. The model, based on a ‘dynamic’ Category Theory incorporating Time, emphasizes the computability problems which are raised.
Keywords: cognitive system; neural system; category theory; time; multi-agent system; self-organization; info-computationalism
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Ehresmann, A.C. MENS, an Info-Computational Model for (Neuro-)cognitive Systems Capable of Creativity. Entropy 2012, 14, 1703-1716.
Ehresmann AC. MENS, an Info-Computational Model for (Neuro-)cognitive Systems Capable of Creativity. Entropy. 2012; 14(9):1703-1716.
Ehresmann, Andrée C. 2012. "MENS, an Info-Computational Model for (Neuro-)cognitive Systems Capable of Creativity." Entropy 14, no. 9: 1703-1716.