Computation and Human Experience

Computation and Human Experience

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by Philip E. Agre, John Seely Brown, Roy Pea
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052138432X

ISBN-13: 9780521384322

Pub. Date: 08/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

By paying close attention to the metaphors of artificial intelligence and their consequences for the field's patterns of success and failure, this text argues for a reorientation of the field away from thought and toward activity. It offers a critical reconstruction of AI research.

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By paying close attention to the metaphors of artificial intelligence and their consequences for the field's patterns of success and failure, this text argues for a reorientation of the field away from thought and toward activity. It offers a critical reconstruction of AI research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521384322
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2010
Series:
Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives Series
Pages:
389
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Metaphor in practice; 3. Machinery and dynamics; 4. Abstraction and implementation in cognitive science; 5. The digital abstraction; 6. Dependency maintenance; 7. Rule system; 8. Planning and improvisation; 9. Running arguments; 10. Experiments with running arguments; 11. Representation and indexicality; 12. Deictic representation.

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