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Quantum semantics of text perception

Abstract : The paper presents quantum model of subjective text perception based on binary cognitive distinctions corresponding to words of natural language. The result of perception is quantum cognitive state represented by vector in the qubit Hilbert space. Complex-valued structure of the quantum state space extends the standard vector-based approach to semantics, allowing to account for subjective dimension of human perception in which the result is constrained, but not fully predetermined by input information. In the case of two distinctions, the perception model generates a two-qubit state, entanglement of which quantifies semantic connection between the corresponding words. This twodistinction perception case is realized in the algorithm for detection and measurement of semantic connectivity between pairs of words. The algorithm is experimentally tested with positive results. The developed approach to cognitive modeling unifies neurophysiological, linguistic, and psychological descriptions in a mathematical and conceptual structure of quantum theory, extending horizons of machine intelligence.
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Ilya Surov, E. Semenenko, A. Platonov, I. Bessmertny, F. Galofaro, et al.. Quantum semantics of text perception. Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group, 2021, 11 (1), ⟨10.1038/s41598-021-83490-9⟩. ⟨hal-03147747⟩



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