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Is coding a relevant metaphor for building AI?

  • Adam Santoro (a1), Felix Hill (a1), David Barrett (a1), David Raposo (a1), Matt Botvinick (a1) and Timothy Lillicrap (a1)...


Brette contends that the neural coding metaphor is an invalid basis for theories of what the brain does. Here, we argue that it is an insufficient guide for building an artificial intelligence that learns to accomplish short- and long-term goals in a complex, changing environment.



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AS and FH contributed equally to this work.



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Is coding a relevant metaphor for building AI?

  • Adam Santoro (a1), Felix Hill (a1), David Barrett (a1), David Raposo (a1), Matt Botvinick (a1) and Timothy Lillicrap (a1)...


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