A Cognitive Model of Planning

  title={A Cognitive Model of Planning},
  author={Barbara Hayes-Roth and Frederick Hayes-Roth},
  journal={Cogn. Sci.},
This paper presents a cognitive model of the planning process. The model generalizes the theoretical architecture of the Hearsay-II system. Thus, it assumes that planning comprises the activities of a variety of cognitive “specialists.” Each specialist can suggest certain kinds of decisions for incorporation into the plan in progress. These include decisions about: (a) how to approach the planning problem; (b) what knowledge bears on the problem; (c) what kinds of actions to try to plan; (d… 

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