Zhaneta Tasheva, Rosen Bogdanov


The relationship between cognitivism as learning theory in education and machine learning is characterized in this survey paper. The cognitivism describes how learning occurs through internal processing of information and thus leads to understanding and retention. Cognitive information processing plays an active role to understand and process information that learner receives and relates it to already known and stored within learner’s memory. Thus, the cognitive approach defines learning as a change in knowledge which is stored in learner’s memory, and not a change in learner’s behaviour. In regard with importance of various learning problems to designing cognitive communications systems the two main classification categories of learning techniques are explained. Furthermore, the cognitive radio learning algorithms that have been proposed are described. Finally, the similarities and differences among the principles of learning theories and machine learning are discussed.


Cognitive Information Processing; Cognitive Radio; Cognitive Radio Learning Algorithms; Cognitivism; Learning Theory; Machine Learning

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.17770/sie2018vol1.3191


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