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Computation and Human Experience

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ISBN-10: 0521386039

ISBN-13: 9780521386036

Edition: 1997

Authors: Philip E. Agre, John Seely Brown, Christian Heath, Roy Pea

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This text offers a critical reconstruction of fundamental ideas & methods of artificial intelligence research. By considering computational ideas in a large, philosophical framework, the author eases critical dialogue between technology & sciences.
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Book details

Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/28/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

John Seely Brown is Former Chief Scientist, Xerox Corp and former director of its Palo AltoResearch Center (PARC), and co-author of The Social Life of Information.

Metaphor in practice
Machinery and dynamics
Abstraction and implementation in cognitive science
The digital abstraction
Dependency maintenance
Rule system
Planning and improvisation
Running arguments
Experiments with running arguments
Representation and indexicality
Deictic representation