The Architecture of Cognition

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Psychology Press, 1996 - Psychology - 345 pages
Now available in paper, The Architecture of Cognition is a classic work that remains relevant to theory and research in cognitive science. The new version of Anderson's theory of cognitive architecture -- Adaptive Control of Thought (ACT*) -- is a theory of the basic principles of operation built into the cognitive system and is the main focus of the book.
 

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Contents

Production Systems and ACT
1
Knowledge Representation
45
Spread of Activation
86
Control of Cognition
126
Memory for Facts
171
Procedural Learning
215
Language Acquisition
261
Notes
307
References
315
Index of Authors
335
General Index
340
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