It is too academic trough. But the idea can be expressed in simpler ways.
This is an interview ith the author: ( In english at the middle of the
I think that this may be the better match between categories of math and
categories of philosopy and psichology. (and it may give certain support
for a Tomistic philosophy of the existence of essences and reasoning by
analogy) So this is appropritate for the starting topic of this discussion:
from the wikipedia:
Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson
 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Analogy#cite_note-18> uses category
theory <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category_theory> to mathematically
demonstrate how the analogical reasoning in the human mind, that is free of
the spurious inferences that plague conventional artificial intelligence
could arise naturally from the use of relationships between the internal
arrows that keep the internal structures of the categories rather than the
mere relationships between the objects. (called "representational states").
Thus, the mind may use analogies between domains whose internal structures
fit according with a natural
reject those that don´t.
2012/7/18 Alberto G. Corona <agocor...@gmail.com>
> It´s not only category theory, but category theory to solve te problem of
> spurious inferences, of the type that plague tradicional neural networks
> and semantic nets when they learn automatically things: for example: a car
> may be red, therefore red flowers may consume fuel.
> 2012/7/14 Stephen P. King <stephe...@charter.net>
>> On 7/14/2012 4:52 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote:
>>> On 14 Jul 2012, at 07:48, Alberto G. Corona wrote:
>>>> I took a look at the book of Jon Barwise and it seems very interesting.
>>>> This use of category theory with information seems promising. I´m
>>>> interested in both: how the living beings transmit and use information to
>>>> achieve homeostasis (maintain internal entrophy). And it seems that the
>>>> mind use category theory to systematize and navigate this information:
>>> Not to bad summary of category theory. A bit superficial on cognition,
>>> though, imo.
>>> I agree!
>> "Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed."
>> ~ Francis Bacon
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