-Air Force Looks for ‘Core Algorithms’ of Human Thought.

Posted: November 7, 2009 in 2009, Articles
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Air Force Looks for ‘Core Algorithms’ of Human Thought

The Defense Department is continuing its push to reduce human thought and human action to a few lines of code. The latest effort comes from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, which is looking to build “mathematical or computational models of human attention, memory, categorization, reasoning, problem solving, learning and motivation, and decision making.” The ultimate goal, according to a recent request for research proposals, is to “elucidate core computational algorithms of the mind and brain.”

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