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Reasoning About Mental States Formal Theories and Applications

John F. Horty

Reasoning About Mental States Formal Theories and Applications

by John F. Horty

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Published by Amer Assn for Artificial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artificial Intelligence - General,
  • Computers,
  • Computer Books: General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11470974M
    ISBN 100929280431
    ISBN 109780929280431

    P sychiatric-mental health professionals (providers/practitioners) need to have a comprehensive knowledge foundation about mental illness and the theoretical underpinnings associated with it. Definitions of theory, as well as theories of mental health and illness, abound. Variation in these definitions can be influenced by or contingent on a number of factors, including the disciplinary and. Reason is the capacity of consciously making sense of things, applying logic, and adapting or justifying practices, institutions, and beliefs based on new or existing information. It is closely associated with such characteristically human activities as philosophy, science, language, mathematics, and art, and is normally considered to be a distinguishing ability possessed by humans.

    This paper outlines the model-based theory of causal reasoning. It postulates that the core meanings of causal assertions are deterministic and refer to temporally-ordered sets of possibilities: A causes B to occur means that given A, B occurs, whereas A enables B to occur means that given A, it is possible for B to occur. The paper shows how mental models represent such assertions, and how. The Mental Models Theory of Reasoning presents theoretical and empirical research on an area of growing interest, the status of mental models in deductive reasoning. As research in the framework of the mental models theory flourishes, this book answers a need to assess the contribution of the notion of training and content.

    Other articles where Mental discipline theory is discussed: pedagogy: Mental-discipline theories: The earliest mental-discipline theories of teaching were based on a premise that the main justification for teaching anything is not for itself but for what it trains—intelligence, attitudes, and values. By choosing the right material and by emphasizing rote methods of learning, according. Formal theories of the commonsense world. Book: All Authors / Contributors: some aspects of commonsense planning / Charles F. Schmidt --A model of naive temporal reasoning / James F. Allen and Henry A. Kautz --Reasoning about plans / Drew McDermott --A formal theory of knowledge and action / Robert C. Moore --Belief and incompleteness.


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Reasoning About Mental States Formal Theories and Applications by John F. Horty Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Mental Models Theory of Reasoning presents theoretical and empirical research on an area of growing interest, the status of mental models in deductive reasoning. As research in the framework of the mental models theory flourishes, this book answers a need to assess the contribution of the notion of training and content.

Topics covered range from reasoning about mental states and spatial reasoning with propositional logics to default logic as a query language. Comprised of 60 chapters, this book begins with a description of a formal language for representing and reasoning about time and action before turning to proof in context and how it can replace the most common uses of reflection principles.

Written in a clear, precise and user-friendly style, Logic as a Tool: A Guide to Formal Logical Reasoning is intended for undergraduates in both mathematics and computer science, and will guide them to learn, understand and master the use of classical logic as a tool for doing correct reasoning.

It offers a systematic and precise exposition of classical logic with many examples and Author: Valentin Goranko. 5 Applications: Mathematical Proofs and Automated Reasoning Logical reasoning and mathematical proofs Proof strategies: direct and indirect proofs Tactics for logical reasoning Logical reasoning on sets, functions, and relations Zermelo–Fraenkel axiomatic theory of sets Author: Valentin Goranko.

Analogies and Theories: Formal Models of Reasoning Itzhak Gilboa, Larry Samuelson, David Schmeidler The book describes formal models of reasoning that are aimed at capturing the way that economic agents, and decision makers in general think about their environment and make predictions based on their past experience.

Mental Models, Deductive Reasoning, and the Brain PHILIP N. JOHNSON-LAIRD ABSTRACT This chapter considers the two main approaches to deductive thinking: theories based on formal rules of infer-ence postulate that deduction is a syntactic process akin to a logical proof; the mental model theory postulates that it is a.

The BDI model has three distinct strengths: an underlying philosophy based on practical reasoning in humans, a software architecture that is implementable in real systems, and a family of logics.

In book: Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, pp Probability Logic, and Mental Model Theory.

tions unique to theories of reasoning, and. they have. We discuss the relevance of these findings for formal and informal models of reasoning, the writer’s theory of mind, and the role of pragmatic implicatures in reasoning. View Show abstract. Jean Piaget Theory of Cognitive Development Biography, Early Life and History of Jean Piaget Jean Piaget ( - ) was a Swiss Biologist who later turned into a cognitive and child is well known for providing a stage theory of cognitive development for explaining the development of thinking in human beings from infancy to adulthood.

Highlights Reviews contemporary issues in dual-process theories of reasoning and decision making. Presents the most recent version of the author’s own hypothetical thinking theory. Describes a new model of intervention with reflective thinking on default intuitions.

Discusses application of dual-process theories to cognitive development. Identifies complexities and pitfalls in. reasoning and arranging frameworks of the psyche. It includes dialect, mental symbolism, considering, thinking, critical thinking, and memory advancement.

Play has a significant role in the development of a child’s creative abilities. Hestenes and Carroll () quoted. The long established theory that people have a mental logic comprised of formal rules of inference is contrasted particularly with the recently developed mental model theory of deductive reasoning.

Explanations of many phenomena, especially biases, are also considered in terms of heuristic processes. B. Thomas: A logic for representing actions, beliefs, capabilities and plans, in Working Notes of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Reasoning about Mental States: Formal Theories and Applications, Google Scholar.

Mental Logic. The hypothesis that reasoning depends on a mental logic postulates two main steps in making a deductive inference. We recover the logical form of the premises; and we use formal rules to prove a conclusion (10, 11).As an example, consider the premises:Either the market performs better or else I won't be able to retire.I will be able to retire.

Attitudes and views toward psychopathology in the medical and larger social community have undergone drastic transformation throughout history, at times progressing through a rather tortuous course, to eventually receive validation and scientific attention. Departing from a simplistic view centred on supernatural causes, modern theories in the early 20th century began to recognize mental.

Asher, N. & R. Koons ():’ The Revision of Beliefs and Intentions in a Changing World', AAAI Spring Symposium Series On Reasoninag About Mental States: Formal Theories And Applications, Stanford CA.

Google Scholar. Piaget’s Theory •The first “cognitive” theory, developed by Jean Piaget beginning about •Piaget observed and described children at different ages. •His theory is very broad, from birth through adolescence, and includes concepts of language, scientific reasoning, moral development, and memory.

Piaget’s Assumptions About Children. The above should suffice as an overview of the principles behind the mental model theory and the limitations to human reasoning that they predict. There are a few other assumption and principles of mental models. (The assumptions have be taken from the Mental Models and Reasoning website).

Three of these have already been covered and they are. The four stages of Piaget’s theory of cognitive development correspond with the age of the child; they include the sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete operational, and formal operational stages.

The sensorimotor stage occurs from birth to age 2 and is characterized by the idea that infants ” think ” by manipulating the world around them. Models and theories which were extracted from studies, classified to three categories and each category, based on Carnwel and Daly approach, reviewed in three steps: first, we present a summary of the models and theories, and then reflect other author’s views and finally, we present our view (Table 2) If a model or theory explains about the process of clinical reasoning our first category.Get this from a library!

Analogies and theories: formal models of reasoning. [Itzhak Gilboa; Larry Samuelson; David Schmeidler] -- This title describes formal models of reasoning that are aimed at capturing the way that economic agents and decision makers in general think about their environment and make predictions based on.

Reasoning about the mental states of other agents, and especially about knowledge and belief; More than half of the book is devoted to reasoning about actions and change. There are short chapters on space and mental states, and a longer treatment of default reasoning. Formal Theories and Applications, Menlo Park, California: American.