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" At any instant of time the system will contain a collection of these symbol structures. Besides these structures, the system also contains a collection of processes that operate on expressions to produce other expressions: processes of creation, modification,... "
50 Years of Artificial Intelligence: Essays Dedicated to the 50th ... - Page 11
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Perspectives on the Computer Revolution

Zenon W. Pylyshyn, Liam Bannon - Computers - 1989 - 550 pages
...expressions to produce other expressions: processes of creation, modification, reproduction, and destruction. A physical symbol system is a machine that produces...wider than just these symbolic expressions themselves. Two notions are central to this structure of expressions, symbols, and objects: designation and interpretation....
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Cybernetics and Applied Systems

Constantin Virgil Negoita - Computers - 1992 - 376 pages
...They then describe the dynamic character of these systems that allow patterns to change over time: A physical symbol system is a machine that produces...time an evolving collection of symbol structures. [9. p. 166] Finally, they state their hypothesis: The Physical Symbol Hypothesis: a physical symbol...
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Recent Developments in Decision Support Systems

Clyde W. Holsapple, Andrew B. Whinston - Business & Economics - 1993 - 618 pages
...framework. A physical symbol system consists of "... a set of entities, called symbols ..." along with "... a machine that produces through time an evolving collection of symbol structures ...," and the physical symbol hypothesis states that "... a physical symbol system has the necessary...
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Cognition in the Wild

Edwin Hutchins - Psychology - 1995 - 381 pages
...expressions to produce other expressions: processes of creation, modification, reproduction, and destruction. A physical symbol system is a machine that produces...wider than just these symbolic expressions themselves. According to Pylyshyn (1989), the notion of mechanism that underlies the classical concept of cognition...
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The Mind and Its World

Gregory McCulloch - Philosophy - 1995 - 227 pages
The Mind and Its World provides a clear and accessible introduction to a cluster of contemporary controversies in the area of the philosophy of mind and language.
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Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems for Engineers

C.S. Krishnamoorthy, S. Rajeev - Computers - 1996 - 320 pages
...collection of processes that operate on expressions, creation, modification, reproduction and destruction. A physical symbol system is a machine that produces...than just these symbolic expressions themselves." They then state the hypothesis as: A physical system has the necessary and sufficient means for general...
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Knowledge-based Programming for Music Research

John W. Schaffer, Deron McGee - Music - 1997 - 396 pages
...expressions to produce other expressions: processes of creation, modification, reproduction and destruction. A physical symbol system is a machine that produces...wider than just these symbolic expressions themselves. ... A physical symbol system has the necessary and sufficient means for general intelligent action,...
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Mind Design II: Philosophy, Psychology, Artificial Intelligence

John Haugeland - Computers - 1997 - 476 pages
...expressions to produce other expressions: processes of creation, modification, reproduction, and destruction. A physical symbol system is a machine that produces...wider than just these symbolic expressions themselves. Two notions are central to this structure of expressions, symbols, and objects: designation and interpretation....
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Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology: Volume 36 - Supplement 21 ...

Allen Kent, James G. Williams - Computers - 1997 - 400 pages
...that can occur as components of another type of entity called an expression (or symbol structure). ... A physical symbol system is a machine that produces...time an evolving collection of symbol structures. This hypothesis explains why AI languages such as LISP and PROLOG are oriented toward symbol manipulation....
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Cognitive Architectures in Artificial Intelligence: The Evolution of ...

Andy Clark, Josefa Toribio - Computers - 1998 - 308 pages
..."physical symbol systems contain the necessary and sufficient means for general intelligent action," where a physical symbol system is "a machine that produces...time an evolving collection of symbol structures." Bearing this in mind, as well as other well-known characterizations of essentially the same target...
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