Categories and Concepts

Categories versus Concepts

Category: A category is a collection of instances which are treated as if they were the same.

Concept: A concept refers to all the knowledge that one has about a category.

Categories and Computational Complexity

Classical View of categories

The Prototype Model

Exemplar Models of categories

Hybrid Models

Knowledge based categorization

The Basic Level

  • How do we constrain this computational Complexity?

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