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On Computer Simulation of Human Cognition

Snyder, Douglas M. (1985) On Computer Simulation of Human Cognition. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Abstract

The logic underlying the rationale for the use of computers to model human cognition is faulty as the researcher must decide as a precondition in the development of a program that which he deems essential characteristics of the targeted cognitive processes. Some consequences resulting from this faulty logic are discussed.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:intelligence, cognition, problem solving, information processes, computer simulation, Newell, Simon, theory validation, experimental controls, verbal reports, limits on simulation
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
ID Code:834
Deposited By:Snyder, Douglas
Deposited On:12 Oct 1999
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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