What is it about?
There is quite a lot of evidence that much of human learning, perception, and thinking is about compressing information, making it smaller.
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Why is it important?
These principles are the foundation of the "SP System", meaning the "SP Theory of Intelligence" and its realisation in the "SP Computer Model", a system with several advantages compared with alternatives, especially "deep learning networks".
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This page is a summary of: Information Compression as a Unifying Principle in Human Learning, Perception, and Cognition, Complexity, February 2019, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, DOI: 10.1155/2019/1879746.
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Peer-reviewed papers and other documents
Peer-reviewed papers and other documents about the SP programme of research. In particular: * "Information compression as a unifying principle in human learning, perception, and cognition" (PDF, Complexity, vol. 2019, Article ID 1879746, 38 pages, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/1879746). * "Unsolved problems in AI, described in the book 'Architects of Intelligence' by Martin Ford, and how they may be solved via the SP System" (PDF, bit.ly/2th7Bze, submitted for publication).
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