1.6 SEEING A ROOM

Category : Diary January 31, 2016

1.6 SEEING A ROOM

”Visual experience seems continuous. One reason is that we move continuously. A deeper explanation is that our “expectations” usually interact smoothly with our perceptions. Suppose you were to leave a room, close the door, turn to reopen it, and find an entirely different room. You would be shocked. The sense of change would be hardly less striking if the world suddenly changed before your eyes.’

A Framework for Representing Knowledge
Marvin Minsky,MIT-AI Laboratory Memo 306, June, 1974.