The Key to Sequence Learning
In view of what I wrote in my previous post, some of my readers may be wondering what it is exactly that I discovered. Without giving away the secret, let me say that the key to learning sequences of sensory events is to come up with the right method for concurrent pattern recognition. Once you've got that figured out, then sequence learning becomes a breeze. In fact, sequence learning becomes just a recording process in which each recorded event is a recognized pattern of concurrent signals. And as with any recording process, precise and correct timing is paramount.
That being said, this is not what makes sequence learning easy. What makes it easy is that, with the right concurrent pattern recognizer, there is no need to search the sequence space for good or valid sequences. In other words, every sequence is a good sequence. Just record them all and let the Branch mechanism sort them out.
This is all I can divulge at this time. Later.
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