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Induction: Processes of Inference, Learning, and Discovery
     

Induction: Processes of Inference, Learning, and Discovery

by John H. Holland, Paul R. Thagard, Richard E. Nisbett, Keith J. Holyoak
 

Two psychologists, a computer scientist, and a philosopher have collaborated to present a framework for understanding processes of inductive reasoning and learning in organisms and machines. Theirs is the first major effort to bring the ideas of several disciplines to bear on a subject that has been a topic of investigation since the time of Socrates. The result is

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Two psychologists, a computer scientist, and a philosopher have collaborated to present a framework for understanding processes of inductive reasoning and learning in organisms and machines. Theirs is the first major effort to bring the ideas of several disciplines to bear on a subject that has been a topic of investigation since the time of Socrates. The result is an integrated account that treats problem solving and induction in terms of rule­based mental models.John Holland is Professor of Electrical Engineering at Michigan University. Keith Holyoak is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Richard Nisbett is Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan and Paul Thagard is Research Scientist at Princeton University's Cognitive Science Laboratory Induction is included in the Computational Models of Cognition and Perception Series. A Bradford Book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262081603
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Series:
Computational Models of Cognition and PE
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.38(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

John Holland is Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor.

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