Localist network modelling in psychology: Ho-hum or hm-m-m?
Behavioral and Brain Sciences , Volume 23 - Issue 4 p. 484- 485
Localist networks represent information in a very simple and straightforward way. However, localist modelling of complex behaviours ultimately entails the use of intricate 'hand-designed' connectionist structures. It is, in fact, mainly these two aspects of localist network models that I believe have turned many researchers off them (perhaps wrongly so).