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Discovering Patterns of Autistic Planning

  title={Discovering Patterns of Autistic Planning},
  author={Boris A. Galitsky and William Jarrold},
  booktitle={Plan, Activity, and Intent Recognition},
We analyze the patterns of autistic reasoning while performing planning tasks. The formalism of nonmonotonic logic of defaults is used to simulate the autistic decision-making while adjusting an action to a context. Our current main finding is that while people with autism may be able to process single default rules, they have a characteristic difficulty in cases where multiple default rules conflict. Even though default reasoning was intended to simulate the reasoning of typical human subjects… 

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