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Multistage Acquisition of Intelligent Behaviour

Josephson, Brian D. and Hauser, H. M. (1981) Multistage Acquisition of Intelligent Behaviour. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Abstract

Human skills are acquired not by a single uniform process, but in a series of stages, as Piaget has shown. We have investigated such a sequential process by taking as an illustrative example the game of table tennis. The aims in each stage of learning are qualitatively different, and we show in detail how knowledge gained during one stage provides essential information for subsequent stages. Conclusions are drawn which may be important for artificial intelligence work generally. The question of practical implementation of a system such as discussed is considered briefly.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:multistage development, Piaget, skill acquisition, structure, intelligence, developmental program
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science > Complexity Theory
Psychology > Developmental Psychology
Neuroscience > Neural Modelling
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
ID Code:813
Deposited By:Josephson, Prof. Brian D.
Deposited On:10 Jun 1999
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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