ACT-R: A Theory of Higher Level Cognition and Its Relation to Visual Attention

  title={ACT-R: A Theory of Higher Level Cognition and Its Relation to Visual Attention},
  author={John R. Anderson and Michael Matessa and Christian Lebiere},
  journal={Human-Computer Interaction},
The ACT-R system is a general system for modeling a wide range of higher level cognitive processes. Recently, it has been embellished with a theory of how its higher level processes interact with a visual interface. This includes a theory of how visual attention can move across the screen, encoding information into a form that can be processed by ACT-R. This system is applied to modeling several classic phenomena in the literature that depend on the speed and selectivity with which visual… CONTINUE READING
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