On intelligence
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New York : St. Martin's Press, 2004., , 2004.
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261 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Okemos - Non-Fiction
612.82 Hawkins
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Published
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2004., , 2004.
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"How a new understanding of the brain will lead to the creation of truely intelligent machines"--cover.
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"An Owl book."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-252) and index
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"Jeff Hawkins, the man who created the PalmPilot, Treo smart phone, and other handheld devices, has reshaped our relationship to computers. Now he stands ready to revolutionize both neuroscience and computing in one stroke, with a new understanding of intelligence itself. In On Intelligence, Hawkins develops a powerful theory of how the human brain works, explaining why computers are not intelligent. The brain is not a computer, but a memory system that stores experiences in a way that reflects the true structure of the world, remembering sequences of events and their nested relationships and making predictions based on those memories. It is this memory-prediction system that forms the basis of intelligence, perception, creativity, and even consciousness. Based on this new theory, we can finally build intelligent machines, ones that will likely exceed human ability in surprising and useful ways. Written with...science writer Sandra Blakeslee and endorsed by a host of scientist and technology experts, On Intelligence reveals how we truly think and how this understanding will transform the technology age."--back cover.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hawkins, J., & Blakeslee, S. (2004). On intelligence (First Owl Books edition.). St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hawkins, Jeff, 1957- and Sandra, Blakeslee. 2004. On Intelligence. St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hawkins, Jeff, 1957- and Sandra, Blakeslee. On Intelligence St. Martin's Press, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hawkins, Jeff, and Sandra Blakeslee. On Intelligence First Owl Books edition., St. Martin's Press, 2004.

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