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The Reentry Mind-Module


1. Overview and Brain-Mind Diagram

   /^^^^^^^^^\                      ________       /^^^^^^^^^\
  /   EYE     \  CONCEPTS          /        \     /   EAR     \
 /             \    | | |         ( Volition )   /             \
|   _______     |   | | |   ______ \________/   |   auditory    |
|  /old    \!!!!|!!!|!| |  /      \/            |   memory      |
| / image   \---|---|-+ | ( Speech )            |   channel     |
| \ recog   /   |   |c| |  \______/\  _______   |   where       |
|  \_______/    |   |a| |           \/       \  |   thoughts    |
|               |   |t| |   ______  ( Reentry ) |   enter       |
|   visual      |   |s| |  /      \  \_______/  |   and         |
|               |  e| | | (Sentence)------------|-------------\ |
|   memory      |  a| | |  \______/\  ______    |   reenter   | |
|               |  t| | |     |     \/ Verb \   |   the       | |
|   channel     |   | |f|    _V__   ( Phrase )  |   conscious | |
|               |   | |i|   /Noun\  /\______/   |   Mind      | |
|               |   | |s|  /Phrase\/   |        |   ________  | |
|   _______     |   | |h|  \______/   _V_____   |  /        \ | |
|  /fresh  \    |   |_|_|     |      /English\  | /  "cats"  \| |
| / percept \   |  /     \  __V____ (  Verbs  )-|-\  "eat"   /  |
| \ engram  /---|--\ Psi /-( Nouns ) \_______/  |  \ "fish" /   |
|  \_______/    |   \___/   \_____/-------------|---\______/    |

diagrams.html shows a Theory of Mind.

A sentence of thought, as the output of a Robot AI Mind, reenters
the Mind as episodic memory engrams of what has just been thought.
Concepts in the Psi mindcore interact via spreading activation,
and the resulting abstract idea is reified into nouns and verbs
in the En(glish) language vocabulary array of the semantic memory.
A Chomskyan syntax structure reaches into the auditory memory and
strings together phonemic engrams in a newly generated sentence
of linguistic output which reenters the Mind as input to itself.
Thus a Mind constantly weaves an eternal golden braid of its own
ideas, entering the Mind, reconnecting and reconfiguring in new
patterns of repetition or discovery, then reentering in Reentry.

A Mind with reentrant pathways gradually becomes aware of its
own existence as an actor on a field of action, be it internal,
external, or a mixture of the two. Consciousness emerges freely
as an epiphenomenon of the central nervous system (CNS) noticing
all phenomena -- perceptions, ideas, and something both posing
questions and providing answers in a stream of consciousness.


2. Wheels Within Wheels

Old concepts and old ideas recirculate through the AI Mind in
haphazard ways, sometimes leading to a new synthesis or a new way
of considering old phenomena.

In the Robot AI Mind in particular, the Rejuvenate module saves
old, recirculating memories from oblivion and forgets the dormant
ideas that have never reasserted themselves by means of Reentry.
A properly configured artificial intelligence may supersaturate
its consciousness with all the most important ideas that it can
find, keeping the most precious ideas alive by remembering them:
"Forsan et haec olim meminisse juvabit."


The diagram ai4u_157.html is a flowchart of Mind.


3. JavaScript artificial intelligence source code of 12 August 2002
// reEntry() is called from Speech() so as
// to bypass the actual input keypresses that
// normally call the Listen() module.
function reEntry() {  // ATM 14may2002; or your ID & date.
  pov = "#"; // point-of-view "internal" symbol
  t = (t + 1); // increment time "t"
  onset = (spt + 1);    // from Mind.Forth AI.
  if (onset == t) beg = 1; // ...if a word is beginning...
  else beg = 0; // i.e., not a word-beginning
  if (pho != 32) {  // As long as "pho" is a character,
    len = (len +1); // as in Listen()
    audSTM(); // as if user were typing in characters.
  }  // End of test that input "pho" is not a "space".
  if (pho == 32) Audition();   // If pho is a "space".
} // End of reEntry(); return to Speech().

4. In the Mind.Forth free AI source code
  Reentry occurs from Speech directly into Audition.

variable.html explains the location and purpose of each AI variable.


5. Analysis of the Modus Operandi

The code above shows how the linguistic output of the Robot Mind
reenters the Mind. In the JavaScript code, a full reEntry module
is necessary, while in Forth a single line in the Speech module
directs each fleeting phonemic value back into Audition.
The Mind is hearing itself think in Aud -- the self-perceiving
auditory memory channel where ideas are assembled and shifted.

Each AI coder of a variant Mind species may decide on the issue
of the reverberation of ideas during the Reentry process, that is,
whether the linguistic output will simply reenter current memory
without setting off associative reverberations, or whether the act
of thinking will cause additional acts of thinking. By their code
shall you know them: whether they believe in reverberant reentry,
or in a file-it-and-forget-it modus operandi.


6. Troubleshooting and Robotic Psychosurgery

Try in advance not to introduce any evolutionary bugs.

The AI Debugger program may shed some light in general on how to debug
and troubleshoot programs in artificial intelligence.


7. Reentry Resources



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