Cognitive Modelling: Basic Principles and Methods

Faculteit Science and Engineering
Jaar 2020/21
Vakcode WMCC006-05
Vaknaam Cognitive Modelling: Basic Principles and Methods
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I b
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Cognitive Modelling: Basic Principles and Methods
Leerdoelen At the end of this course, the student is able to:
- design and implement a model that is cognitively plausible and judge the validity of the model on the basis of empirical evidence, and write a scientific report.
Omschrijving In this class students will create a model of data that has been collected during the first weeks of the course, and write a short scientific paper on the results. To achieve this goal, components of the model will be developed during the course, and will be tested using known results from the literature.
During the first two weeks, data for the experiment will be collected, and background literature will be studied. In the second week, implementation of a first cognitive module will start that will be used to model a simple textbook example. In subsequent weeks we will repeat this for a second module. Both modules are needed to build a model for the data collected during the first week. The final report is due by the end of the semester. There is a second chance to hand in the the report at the end of IIa.
The grade will be calculated as follows: 20% submitted questions on the literature, 30% implementation of modules and models of textbook data, 50% final model and final report.
Uren per week 5
Onderwijsvorm Hoorcollege (LC), Opdracht (ASM), Practisch werk (PRC), Werkcollege (T)
(Two hours of lectures and three hours of practicals per week.)
Toetsvorm Opdracht (AST), Practisch werk (PR), Verslag (R)
(Assessment will consist of the model components, submission of discussion question on the literature that has to be studied, and the final paper.)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator prof. dr. N.A. Taatgen
Docent(en) prof. dr. N.A. Taatgen ,prof. dr. D.H. van Rijn
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Articles on Nestor
Entreevoorwaarden Mandatory: No prior knowledge is assumed. Please note that the student is expect to have a relevant BSc degree.
Advised: Introductory level programming.
Opmerkingen This course was registered last year with course code KIM.CMB11
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