Transfer Learning

Some articles on transfer, learning, transfer learning:

Transfer Of Learning - Conceptual Foundation of Transfer Research - The Similarity Predicament
... The notion of similarity has been particularly problematic for transfer research for a number of reasons ... First, similarity has been the cause for debate about how to distinguish transfer of learning from learning or problem-solving ... The distinction of transfer of learning from learning is usually done with reference to a cut-off point on the similarity dimensions, by which the relation between a current and a past ...
Transfer Of Learning
... Transfer of learning is the study of the dependency of human conduct, learning, or performance on prior experience ... The notion was originally introduced as transfer of practice by Edward Thorndike and Robert S ... They explored how individuals would transfer learning in one context to another context that shared similar characteristics – or more formally how "improve ...

Famous quotes containing the words learning and/or transfer:

    While I do not think it was so intended I have always been of the opinion that this turned out to be much the best for me. I had no national experience. What I have ever been able to do has been the result of first learning how to do it. I am not gifted with intuition. I need not only hard work but experience to be ready to solve problems. The Presidents who have gone to Washington without first having held some national office have been at great disadvantage.
    Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933)

    No sociologist ... should think himself too good, even in his old age, to make tens of thousands of quite trivial computations in his head and perhaps for months at a time. One cannot with impunity try to transfer this task entirely to mechanical assistants if one wishes to figure something, even though the final result is often small indeed.
    Max Weber (1864–1920)