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Anderson, John R. (John Robert) 1947-

Works: 63 works in 531 publications in 10 languages and 12,341 library holdings
Genres: Textbooks  Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other
Classifications: BF311, 153
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Most widely held works by John R Anderson
Cognitive psychology and its implications by John R Anderson( Book )

127 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text offers a systematic and accessible presentation of the theoretical foundations of higher mental processes. It addresses both the information processing and the cognitive neuroscience approaches to the field
Human associative memory by John R Anderson( Book )

63 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This brief edition contains two major parts. The first is the historical analysis of associationism and its countertraditions, which still provides the framework used to relate current research to an important intellectual tradition. The second part of the book reproduces the major components of the HAM theory. In our view, the major contribution of that theory was the propositional network analyses of memory and the placement of those representational assumptions into an information-processing framework. This book is smaller than the previous book on HAM thanks to a re-evaluation of certain sections which have been deleted--some due to out of date information, some because the analyses presented have been replaced by better ones. This book makes the more important points of the original HAM book available at a more economical price. - from the preface
The architecture of cognition by John R Anderson( Book )

35 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now available in paper, The Architecture of Cognition is a classic work that remains relevant to theory and research in cognitive science. The new version of Anderson's theory of cognitive architecture -- Adaptive Control of Thought (ACT*) -- is a theory of the basic principles of operation built into the cognitive system and is the main focus of the book
Machine learning : an artificial intelligence approach by Ryszard S Michalski( Book )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Machine Learning: An Artificial Intelligence Approach, Volume III presents a sample of machine learning research representative of the period between 1986 and 1989. The book is organized into six parts. Part One introduces some general issues in the field of machine learning. Part Two presents some new developments in the area of empirical learning methods, such as flexible learning concepts, the Protos learning apprentice system, and the WITT system, which implements a form of conceptual clustering. Part Three gives an account of various analytical learning methods and how analytic learning c
Learning and memory : an integrated approach by John R Anderson( Book )

34 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From one of the leading researchers in the field of human memory comes the new edition of a truly integrative perspective on learning and memory! Rather than forge a simple synthesis, Anderson integrates learning research on animals and memory research on humans without distorting the character of either one. The result is a more complete picture of learning, including material on skill acquisition, inductive learning, and applications to education
Language, memory, and thought by John R Anderson( Book )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cognitive skills and their acquisition by 1980,Carnegie-Mellon University Symposium on Cognition. 16Th( Book )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The transfer of cognitive skill by Mark K Singley( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does a knowledge of Latin facilitate he learning of computer programming? Does skill in geometry make it easier to learn music? The issue of the transfer of learning from one domain to another is a classic problem in psychology as well as an educational question of great importance, which this ingenious new book sets out to solve through a theory of transfer based on a comprehensive theory of skill acquisition. The question was first studies systematically at the turn of the century by the noted psychologist Edward L. Thorndike, who proposed a theory of transfer based on common elements in two different tasks. Since then, psychologists of different theoretical orientations--verbal learning, gestalt, and information processing--have addressed the transfer question with differing and inconclusive results. Singley and Anderson resurrect Thorndike's theory of identical elements, but in a broader context and from the perspective of cognitive psychology. Making use o a powerful knowledge-representation language, they recast his elements into units of procedural and declarative knowledge in the ACT* theory of skill acquisition. One skill will transfer to another, they argue, to the extent that it involves the same productions or the same declarative precursors. They show that with production rules, ransfer can be localized to specific components--in keeping with Thorndike's theory--and yet still be abstract and mentalistic. The findings of this book have important implications for psychology and the improvement of teaching. They will interest cognitive scientists and educational psychologists, as well as computer scientists interested in artificial intelligence and cognitive modeling
Rules of the mind by John R Anderson( Book )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Related to the earlier act production system theory, this book's basic goal is to present evidence for the psychological reality of a production system model of mind. Distinguished from the original theory in three ways, this volume uses previous rational analyses to improve upon that theory and extend its scope. It also relates the theory to new data on the performance and acquisition of cognitive skills. The new theory, act-r, involves a neurally plausible implementation of a production system architecture. Rational analysis is used to structure and parameterize the system to yield optimal information processing. The theory is applicable to a wide variety of research disciplines, including memory, problem solving, and skill acquisition. Using intelligent tutors, much of the data are concerned with the acquisition of cognitive skills. The book provides analyses of data sets describing the extended course of the acquisition of mathematical and computer programming skills. Accompanying the book is a disk for use in conjunction with lisp 2.0 on a Mac ii that will allow readers to explore the simulations described and develop new simulations in act-r theory. Readers have access to the code describing the theory and are able to explore variations on the theory. (Contains 325 references.) (Krn)
The adaptive character of thought by John R Anderson( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This important volume examines the phenomena of cognition from an adaptive perspective. Rather than adhering to the typical practice in cognitive psychology of trying to predict behavior from a model of cognitive mechanisms, this book develops a number of models that successfully predict behavior from the structure of the environment to which cognition is adapted. The methodology -- called rational analysis -- involves specifying the information-processing goals of the system, the structure of the environment, and the computational constraints on the system, allowing predictions about behavior to be made by determining what behavior would be optimal under these assumptions. The Adaptive Character of Thought applies this methodology in great detail to four cognitive phenomena: memory, categorization, causal inference, and problem solving
How can the human mind occur in the physical universe? by John R Anderson( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Humans share the same basic cognitive architecture with all primates, but they have evolved abilities to exercise abstract control over cognition and to process more complex relational patterns. The human cognitive architecture consists of a set of largely independent modules associated with different brain regions. Anderson discusses in detail how these various modules can combine to produce behaviors as varied as driving a car and solving an algebraic equation, but focuses principally on two of the modules: the declarative and the procedural. The declarative module involves a memory system that, moment by moment, attempts to give each person the most appropriate possible window into his or her past. The procedural module involves a central system that strives to develop a set of productions that will enable the most adaptive response from any state of the modules. Newell argued that the answer to his question must take the form of a cognitive architecture, and Anderson organizes his answer around the ACT-R architecture, but broadens it by bringing in research from all areas of cognitive science, including how recent work in brain imaging maps onto the cognitive architecrure."--Jacket
Tutorials in learning and memory : essays in honor of Gordon Bower( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The atomic components of thought by John R Anderson( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book achieves a goal that was set 25 years ago when the HAM theory of human memory was published. This theory reflected one of a number of then-current efforts to create a theory of human cognition that met the twin goals of precision and complexity. Up until then the standard for precision had been the mathematical theories of the 1950s and 1960s. These theories took the form of precise models of specific experiments along with some informal, verbally-stated understanding of how they could be extended to new experiments. They seemed to fall far short of capturing the breadth and power of
Essential LISP by John R Anderson( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memory and mind : a festschrift for Gordon H. Bower by Mark A Gluck( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive overview of the current state of research on memory and mind, this book captures the career and influence of Gordon H. Bower (as told by 22 of his students and colleagues), showing how Bower's research and mentoring of students has broadly and deeply affected modern research. In addition to many personal reminisces about Bower's research and graduate training in the 1950s through 1990s, this book illustrates how Bower's early research and ideas lay the groundwork for much of modern psychological studies of memory, expertise, psychological assessment, and mental imagery
Psicologia cognitiva e sue implicazioni by John R Anderson( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La mente umana è un congegno particolarmente interessante che mostra notevoli doti di adattabilità e di intelligenza e spesso non ci rendiamo conto degli aspetti straordinari delle capacità cognitive umane
Knowledge tracing : modeling the acquisition of procedural knowledge by Albert T Corbett( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract: "This paper describes an effort to model students' changing knowledge state during skill acquisition. Students in this research are learning to write short programs with the ACT Programming Tutor (APT). APT is constructed around a production rule cognitive model of programming knowledge, called the ideal student model. This model allows the tutor to solve exercises along with the student and provide assistance as necessary. As the student works, the tutor also maintains an estimate of the probability that the student has learned each of the rules in the ideal model, in a process called knowledge tracing. The tutor presents an individualized sequence of exercises to the student based on these probability estimates until the student has 'mastered' each rule. The programming tutor, cognitive model and learning and performance assumptions are described. A series of studies is reviewed that examine the empirical validity of knowledge tracing and have led to modifications in the process. Currently the model is quite successful in predicting test performance. Further modifications in the modeling process are discussed that may improve performance levels."
2004 Rumelhart Prize special issue honoring John R. Anderson : theoretical advances and applications of unified computational models by Robert Goldstone( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cognitive psychology and its implications by John R Anderson( Recording )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this ... text [the author] addresses the theoretical foundations of cognitive psychology ... presenting ... analysis of significant issues in the field such as knowledge representation, information processing, and cognitive neuroscience. [The book covers] a variety of other topics, including eyewitness testimony and false memory syndrome, flashbulb memories and self-reference effects, and the neural correlates of skill acquisition. The result is an integrated view of current state of cognitive psychology that allows students to apprecate the accomplishments of the field.-Back cover of 6th ed
Catalysis : science and technology by John R Anderson( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalytic steam reforming has grown during the last two or three decades into one of the world's great catalytic processes. It is of major economic significance since the products from it form the feed for a number of other major processes. Nevertheless, catalytic steam reforming is a relatively difficult technology. It operates at high temperatures where problems of the maintenance of materials integrity and of catalyst stability and activity are severe, the establishment of high thermal efficiency of the plant is economically vital, and reactor operation is strongly influenced by mass and heat transport effects. The process is the subject of a thorough review by Dr. J. R. Rostrup-Nielsen who discusses both the basic cataly- tic chemistry and the way in which this is interrelated with reactor and plant design. The use of catalytic converters for the purification of automotive exhaust gases is a relatively new technology which was brought into existence by social pressures for the preservation of acceptable environmental conditions. The majority of catalytic practitioners have been able to watch the growth of this technology from its inception to its current state of sophistication. Automotive catalytic converter technology is now in a mature state, and the chapter in this volume by Dr. K. C. Taylor provides a review which covers both the process chemistry and the most important converter design factors
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Alternative Names
Anderson, J. 1947-

Anderson, J. R.

Anderson, John

Anderson, John 1947-

Anderson, John R.

Anderson, John R. 1947-

Anderson, John Robert

Anderson, John Robert 1947-

Anderson, R.J.

Anderson, Robert John

John R. Anderson US-amerikanischer Psychologe

John Robert Anderson Amerikaans psycholoog

Андерсон, Джон Р 1947-

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앤더슨, 존 R. 1947-

앤더슨, 존 로버트 1947-

アンダーソン, J. R.



The architecture of cognitionMachine learning : an artificial intelligence approachLearning and memory : an integrated approachThe transfer of cognitive skillHow can the human mind occur in the physical universe?The atomic components of thoughtMemory and mind : a festschrift for Gordon H. Bower2004 Rumelhart Prize special issue honoring John R. Anderson : theoretical advances and applications of unified computational models