Tag Archives: AttentionAllocation

Introducing the Importance Updating Agent

The ImportanceUpdatingAgent handles the exchange of currency between atoms. Every thought cycle It pays out wages in the form of Short Term Importance (STI) and Long Term Importance (LTI) to atoms that are currently in use, and also collects rent … Continue reading

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Economic Attention Allocation

My task for the past couple of months has been to implement code to manage attention allocation within OpenCog. This process of deciding which atoms in the system are important is useful for a number of reasons, such as memory … Continue reading

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