Computation and Human Experience
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Computation and Human Experience by Philip E. Agre
Book DescriptionThis book offers a critical reconstruction of the fundamental ideas and methods of artificial intelligence research. Through close attention to the metaphors of artificial intelligence and their consequences for the field's patterns of success and failure, it argues for a reorientation of the field away from thought in the head and towards activity in the world. By considering computational ideas in a large, philosophical framework, the author eases critical dialogue between technology and the social sciences. AI can benefit from an understanding of the field in relation to human nature, and in return, it offers a powerful mode of investigation into the practicalities of physical realization.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521384322
(228mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Jul-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This book offers a critical reconstruction of the fundamental ideas and methods of artificial intelligence research.
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