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role of pragmatic factors in analogical problem solving

Mark T. Keane

role of pragmatic factors in analogical problem solving

by Mark T. Keane

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Published by Trinity College, Department of Computer Science in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artificial intelligence.,
  • Analogy.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibl.

    StatementM.T. Keane.
    SeriesTechnical report (Trinity College Dublin. Department of Computer Science) -- 91-05.
    ContributionsTrinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Computer Science.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19101451M

      The emphasis on causal relations has a pragmatic justification (refer to the role of the ‘purpose’ constraint in Holyoak and Thagard’s account of analogical reasoning). The basic aim of analogical modeling in science is to provide explanations for the target phenomena.   This book presents a concise treatise of critical thinking, embodying its most important elements, into a compact, convenient, organized, and easy to understand form. It is intended as a handy go-to reference source to help anyone or any organization develop sound reasoning and s:

    The paper discusses some logical problems concerning analogy. The traditional understanding of analogy as proportion (proportion) is inadequate, at least if proportionality is taken in mathematical sense. This situation is clear if we considered various special cases of analogy for instance analogia legis and analogia juris. Since analogy assumes a similarity of analogata (items being or. Keane MT () On adaptation in analogy: tests of pragmatic importance and adaptability in analogical problem solving. Q J Exp Psychol 49/A(4) Google Scholar Kotovsky L, Gentner D () Comparison and categorization in the development of relational similarity.

    4 Creativity: A Source of Difficulty in Problem Solving Todd I. Lubart and Christophe Mouchiroud 5 Insights about Insightful Problem Solving Janet E. Davidson 6 The Role of Working Memory in Problem Solving David Z. Hambrick and Randall W. Engle 7 Comprehension of Text in Problem Solving Shannon Whitten and Arthur C. Graesser. Review of Hopper & Traugott Grammaticalization Chapter 4: Pragmatic Inferencing. Get print version of this file here.. Given the mechanisms of successive strategies of reanalysis and analogy the question remains what enables these mechanisms to work. Why do these things happen? Can we isolate causes or can we only rely on potential or enabling factors, but not causes.


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Role of pragmatic factors in analogical problem solving by Mark T. Keane Download PDF EPUB FB2

Metaphor and role of pragmatic factors in analogical problem solving book in everyday problem solving. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, Vol. 7, Issue. 6, p. Response availability as a factor in the problem-solving performance of males and females.

The role of analogy in transfer between similar problems. Cognitive Psychology, 6, Cited by: The results suggest that there is little evidence for these specific pragmatic factors, but that adaptability plays a definite role in selecting an analogous plan.

Analogical problem solving. The selection of a mapping based on pragmatic factors proposes that people can exploit the higher-order, schematic structure of a domain to select one mapping over another. With respect to. The second part addresses the role of analogy in a wide range of cognitive tasks, such as forming complex cognitive structures, conveying emotion, making decisions, and solving problems.

The third part looks at the development of analogy in children and the possible use of analogy. The constraint of semantic similarity supports mapping hypotheses to the degree that mapped predicates have similar meanings.

The constraint of pragmatic centrality favors mappings involving elements the analogist believes to be important in order to achieve the purpose for which the analogy is Cited by: In analogical problem solving, solution of this problem can become easier when the problem-solver is exposed to an analogous source problem or story.

Think-aloud protocol A procedure in which participants are asked to say out loud what they are thinking while doing a problem. Since no new information was given about the story, apparently the information needed to recognize the analogy was available in peoples memories but had simply not been retrieved.

-From this they proposed the process of analogical problem solving 1. Noticing: that there is an analogous relationship between the course problem and the target. The Strategic Role of Product Management How a market-driven focus leads companies to build products people want to buy 5 Product management is a well-understood role in virtually every industry except technology.

In the last ten years, the product management role has expanded its influence in technology companies. the use of analogy in problem-solving and held that analogical mapping processes are oriented towards attaining goals (such as solutions to problems).

According to pragmatic mapping theory, it is goal relevance that determines what is selected in ana-logy. Holyoak and Thagard () later combined this pragmatic focus with structural factors in their. It is the processing role of goals that can potentially provide a distinct pragmatic constraint on analogical comparisons.

A person may map two analogs in order to achieve some goal, even though that goal does not form part of the initial representation of the analogs. In just this type of problem-solving context an analogy drawn from a different, better understood domain may plan an important role as an inferential and inductive mechanism.

MODELS AND MORPHISMS According to the sketch in Fig. 1, the immediate input to inductive mechanisms is the product of a comparison between the system's internally. Effects of analogical relatedness There is some evidence that people get worse at analogical problem solving when the analogical relatedness of the two domains is changed.

However, these responses cannot be considered to be biases, because they are adaptive and merely reflect decreasing degrees of analogy between the domains presented (see Gick. This mapping may support inferences by analogy that suggest a novel solution to a problem. Several factors have been proposed to be important in selecting this mapping, from among several alternative mappings: structural factors (systematicity and structural consistency) and pragmatic factors (the exploitation of higher-order planning categories).

Analogical thought is fundamental to creativity. The use of analogy can help to solve problems, make connections between disciplines, and use those relations to form original Analogy and Design, Andrea Ponsi considers the role of analogical thought in architectural design.

Almost all work in design and architecture is the result of analogical thinking, with respect to systems. solving, which led to a strong concern for the role of pragmatics in analogy-how current goals and context guide the interpretation of an analogy. Gick and Holyoak () provided evidence that analogy can provide the seed for forming new relational categories, by abstract-ing the relational correspondences between examples into a schema for a class of problems.

Analogy was viewed as a central part of. When the observed milestones of research and the description of substages of Piaget are compared from birth to two years, both similarities and differences are seen. There are points that seem to occur earlier than Piaget accepted such as categorization, deferred imitation, and analogical problem solving.

(see Mayer, this book, for additional information on adaptive problem solving). Cognitive readiness, broadly construed, is the state of being prepared to apply one s prior knowledge in an adaptive manner. In this chapter we will review what is known about the role of analogical.

Keith James Holyoak (born Janu ) is a Canadian-American researcher in cognitive psychology and cognitive science, working on human thinking and k's work focuses on the role of analogy in thinking.

His work showed how analogy can be used to enhance learning of new abstract concepts by both children and adults, as well as how reasoning breaks down in cases of. If one were to conduct an analysis of any profession the "ability to think analogically" is more than likely to be one of the requirements for success, be it an architectural studio, a research laboratory, a legal office, or a nuclear plant.

Cognitive scientists are aware of the prominence of. Analogy is used in various contexts: in problem solving (solving a new problem by analogy to an old one), in argumentation (using an old case as an argument that in the new situation the same should be done), in explanation (explaining a new concept or theory using an analogy.

Pragmatic Thinking & Learning, Refactor Your Wetware by Andy Hunt is a book packed with insights into how the mind works and examples of what one can do to harness the potential of the brain.

The book discusses many topics around thinking and learning, a few main points being: The Dreyfus model of skill acquisitionThe.Cognitive and psychometric analysis of analogical problem solving. New York: Springer-Verlag, © (OCoLC) Online version: Bejar, Isaac I.

Cognitive and psychometric analysis of analogical problem solving. New York: Springer-Verlag, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.Analogy and Analogical Reasoning scheduled on Junein June in London is for the researchers, scientists, scholars, engineers, academic, scientific and university practitioners to present research activities that might want to attend events, meetings, seminars, congresses, workshops, summit, and symposiums.