The emergence of choice: Decision-making and strategic thinking through analogies

  title={The emergence of choice: Decision-making and strategic thinking through analogies},
  author={Alexandre Linhares},
  journal={Inf. Sci.},
Consider the chess game: When faced with a complex scenario, how does understanding arise in one’s mind? How does one integrate disparate cues into a global, meaningful whole? How do players avoid the combinatorial explosion? How are abstract ideas represented? The purpose of this paper is to propose a new computational model of human chess cognition. We suggest that analogies and abstract roles are crucial to understanding a chess scenario. We present a proof-of-concept model, in the form of a… CONTINUE READING
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