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Arguing that we must broaden our concept of logic to obtain a deeper understanding of intelligence and knowledge acquisition, this study outlines a new kind of logic that is capable of handling the issues involved in human communication and machine information processing.
Paperback, 328 pages
Published September 29th 1995 by Cambridge University Press (first published 1991)
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It' hard.
I don't usually find myself backtracking in a book, just so I can understand what the hell's going on, but this book has made me do it 4 times already.
It's really, really hard, but it doesn't paint itself like it was.
I just wanted something light to read on the bus, and picked a book with some random god-like figure picking binary code from an eclipse.
The book is trap, posing as an informal introduction to a relatively intuitive subject, when in fact it's much more difficult precisely B
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Dr. Keith Devlin is a co-founder and Executive Director of the university's H-STAR institute, a Consulting Professor in the Department of Mathematics, a co-founder of the Stanford Media X research network, and a Senior Researcher at CSLI. He is a World Economic Forum Fellow and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His current research is focused on the use of differ ...more
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