Academic Catalog

COGS511 COMPUTATIONAL MODELS OF MIND

Course Code: 9020511
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Cognitive Sciences
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr MURAT PERT AKIR
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

An introduction to computational modeling in cognitive science, including computer simulation
models of complex cognition, models within artificial intelligence, models based on neural mechanisms and networks and formal and mathematical models in areas such as psychology, linguistics, and philosophy. Mathematical and computational modeling of the evolution of cognition. Models of cognition that extend beyond the boundaries of the person to include the environment, artifacts, social interactions, and culture.