Tell Me a Story: Narrative and Intelligence / Edition 1

Tell Me a Story: Narrative and Intelligence / Edition 1

by Roger Schank
     
 

How are our memories, our narratives, and our intelligence interrelated? What can artificial intelligence and narratology say to each other? In this pathbreaking study by an expert on learning and computers, Roger C. Schank argues that artificial intelligence must be based on real human intelligence, which consists largely of applying old situations, and our

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How are our memories, our narratives, and our intelligence interrelated? What can artificial intelligence and narratology say to each other? In this pathbreaking study by an expert on learning and computers, Roger C. Schank argues that artificial intelligence must be based on real human intelligence, which consists largely of applying old situations, and our narratives of them, to new situations in less than obvious ways.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810113138
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Series:
Rethinking Theory Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
253
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Intelligence and the Storytelling Process
Preface
1Knowledge Is Stories1
2Where Stories Come From and Why We Tell Them28
3Understanding Other People's Stories56
4Indexing Stories84
5Shaping Memory114
6Story Skeletons147
7Knowing the Stories of Your Culture189
8Stories and Intelligence219
Index245

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