Simple Inference Heuristics versus Complex Decision Machines

@article{Todd1999SimpleIH,
  title={Simple Inference Heuristics versus Complex Decision Machines},
  author={Peter M. Todd},
  journal={Minds and Machines},
  year={1999},
  volume={9},
  pages={461-477}
}
Deep thought has long been considered a virtue. For centuries, the philosophers of antiquity have been seen as paragons of their civilizations; today, we similarly revere our judges and justices who ponder present facts and past precedents to reach wise and fair conclusions. Aristotle named reason and the practical application of intelligence as virtues, and Descartes held thought to be the very definition of existence (Sahakian, 1968); recently, active thinking has been proposed to improve… CONTINUE READING
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