An approach to studying intelligence and to creating intelligent solutions to problems. Connectionism is based on storing problem-solving knowledge as a pattern of connections among a very large number of simple processing units operating in parallel.

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Connectionism and Neural Computation Research Group, University of Sussex at Brighton
Research at Sussex in this area spans a wide range, from understanding the neural mechanisms of biological perception and cognition, through neurally-inspired models of computation, to practical applications of neural network research.