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A Behavioral Model of Rational Choice
Introduction, 99. — I. Some general features of rational choice, 100.— II. The essential simplifications, 103. — III. Existence and uniqueness of solutions, 111. — IV. Further comments on dynamics,Expand
Protocol Analysis: Verbal Reports as Data
Since the publication of Ericsson and Simon's work in the early 1980s, verbal data has been used increasingly to study cognitive processes in many areas of psychology, and concurrent andExpand
The Architecture of Complexity
A number of proposals have been advanced in recent years for the development of “general systems theory” which, abstracting from properties peculiar to physical, biological, or social systems, wouldExpand
Rational choice and the structure of the environment.
  • H. Simon
  • Mathematics, Medicine
  • Psychological review
  • 1 March 1956
A comparative examination of the models of adaptive behavior employed in psychology and economics shows that in almost all respects the latter postulate a much greater complexity in the choice mechanisms, and a much larger capacity in the organism for obtaining information and performing computations than do the former. Expand
Why a Diagram is (Sometimes) Worth Ten Thousand Words
This work distinguishes diagrammatic from sentential paper-and-pencil representationsof information by developing alternative models of information-processing systems that are informationally equivalent and that can be characterized as sentential or diagrammatic, and contrasts the computational efficiency of these representotions for solving several illustrative problems in mothematics and physics. Expand
The sciences of the artificial (3rd ed.)
Perception in chess
Abstract This paper develops a technique for isolating and studying the perceptual structures that chess players perceive. Three chess players of varying strength — from master to novice — wereExpand
Administrative Behavior: A Study of Decision Making Processes in Administrative Organization
Introduction to the Fourth Edition Preface to the First Edition Acknowledgments I. Decision-Making and Administrative Organization Commentary on Chapter I II. Some Problems of Administrative TheoryExpand
Verbal reports as data.