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The Evolution of Computationalism

A terrific discussion of computationalism by the very excellent Marcin Miłkowski, freely available in Minds and Machines. [i]t is less misleading to think of computationalism as a diverse research tradition composed of multiple, historically variable computational theories of mind (or brain). By conflating the research tradition with one of the early theories, one could be tempted…

Integrating Computational Models of the Mind

Simon Award winner Marcin Milkowski speaking at the International Association for Computing And Philosophy 2016. A vast majority of theoretical papers in cognitive science today describe computational models of cognitive processes. My focus in this talk will be on attempts to integrate separate computational models of the mind. Most models describe just how human and non-human subjects…

Models of Environment

The thirteenth in a series of excerpts from Minds, Models and Milieux: Commemorating the Centennial of the Birth of Herbert Simon. Marcin Miłkowski Herbert A. Simon is well known for his account of bounded rationality. Whereas classical economics idealized economic agency and framed rational choice in terms of the decision theory, Simon insisted that agents need…

“Storify” Version of Q+A

Minds, Models and Milieux: Commemorating the Centennial of the Birth of Herbert Simon Artificial intelligenceBounded Rationalitycomplexitycomputational intelligenceDecision makingEconomicsFernand GobetHerbert SimonMarcin MiłkowskiMarco NovaresePsychologyrationalismsatisficing

Minds, Models and Milieux: Twitter Q&A

A reminder about our Twitter Q&A tomorrow, Monday 15 February at 8am PST/4pm GMT. The list of participants below, along with the titles of their contributions to the collection — if you can’t join us, a link will provided soon after to an omnibus version: @markpingle — Boundedly Rational Decision-Making under Certainty and Uncertainty: Some Reflections on Herbert Simon @mmarconov…