Language and Thought in Humans and Computers: Theory and Research in Psychology, Artificial Intelligence, and Neural Science

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Praeger, Jan 1, 1998 - Psychology - 167 pages
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A comprehensive analysis of current theory and research in the psychological, computational, and neural sciences elucidates the stuctures and processes of language and thought. Chapters discuss language comprehension and artificial intelligence, ARCS system for analogical retrieval, ACME model of analogical mapping, PAULINE, an artificial intelligence system for pragmatic language generation, a theory of understanding of spoken and written text, recent developments and effect of different modes of language representation on the efficiency of information processing. This book will be of interest to professionals and scholars in psychology, artificial intelligence, and cognitive science.

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MORTON WAGMAN is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and is a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology. He is the author of several books including Cognitive Science and the Mind-Body Problem (Praeger, 1998), The Ultimate Objectives of Artificial Intelligence (Praeger, 1998), Cognitive Science and the Symbolic Operations of Human and Artifiicial Intelligence (Praeger, 1997), The General Unified Theory of Intelligence (Praeger, 1997), and Human Intellect and Science (Praeger, 1996).

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