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Peter Norvig's libraryResults 31-39 of 39

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Being There: Putting Brain, Body, and World Together Again

Andy Clark - 1998 - Psychology - Limited preview
Brain, body, and world are united in a complex dance of circular causation and extended computational activity. In Being There, Andy Clark weaves these several threads into a pleasing whole and goes on to address foundational questions concerning ...
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Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension

Andy Clark - 2008 - Philosophy - Limited preview
When historian Charles Weiner found pages of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman's notes, he saw it as a "record" of Feynman's work. Feynman himself, however, insisted that the notes were not a record but the work itself. In Supersizing ...
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The Mind's New Science: A History Of The Cognitive Revolution

Howard Gardner, E Gardner - 2008 - Psychology - Limited preview
The first full-scale history of cognitive science, this work addresses a central issue: What is the nature of knowledge?
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Shadows of the Mind: A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness

Roger Penrose - 1994 - Computers - Snippet view
Presenting a look at the human mind's capacity while criticizing artificial intelligence, the author makes suggestions about classical and quantum physics and the role of microtubules
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Robot: Mere Machine to Transcendent Mind

Hans Moravec - 2000 - Computers - Limited preview
Moravec predicts a near-future in which robots will not only attain human levels of intelligence, they will also first displace human workers and then completely supplant humanity.
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Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence

Hans Moravec - 1988 - Computers - Limited preview
"A dizzying display of intellect and wild imaginings by Moravec, a world-class roboticist who has himself developed clever beasts . . . Undeniably, Moravec comes across as a highly knowledgeable and creative talent--which is just what the field ...
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The Sciences of the Artificial

Herbert A. Simon - 1996 - Computers - Limited preview
Continuing his exploration of the organization of complexity and the science of design, this new edition of Herbert Simon's classic work on artificial intelligence adds a chapter that sorts out the current themes and tools—chaos, adaptive ...
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Models of Bounded Rationality: Empirically grounded economic reason

Herbert Alexander Simon - 1997 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Offering alternative models based on such concepts as satisficing (acceptance of viable choices that may not be the undiscoverable optimum) and bouded rationality (the limited extent to which rational calculation can direct human behaviour ...
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