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Author Apter, Michael J.

Title The Computer Simulation of Behaviour
Published Milton : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (147 pages)
Series Routledge Library Editions: Artificial Intelligence
Routledge Library Editions. Artificial Intelligence
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; What this book is about; 1 BRAINS, COMPUTERS AND MODELS; The man-machine analogy; The computer-brain analogy; The use of computer models; 2 CYBERNETICS; Introduction; Some cybernetic theory; Abstract to concrete; 3 DIGITAL COMPUTING; A brief history of computers; How a digital computer works; Computer programming; 4 LEARNING; Turing's test; Some simple learning programs; Learning to play draughts; Further research; 5 PROBLEM SOLVING; Heuristics; The General Problem Solver; A geometrical theorem-proving program
Other examples of problem-solvingAre there any limitations?; 6 PATTERN: RECOGNITION AND CREATION; Pattern-recognition; Selfridge and Neisser; Uhr and Vossler; Pattern-creation; 7 LANGUAGE; List processing; Question-answering; Conversational interaction; The relevance of Chomsky; 8 PERSONALITY; Models of personality; Emotion and motivation; Artificial life; 9 CONSCIOUSNESS; The mind-body problem; Viability of dualism; The mind-machine problem; In conclusion; Further reading; Index
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Subject Psychology -- Computer simulation.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Reference.
Psychology -- Computer simulation.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1351021001