16.046 on Winograd and Flores, Understanding Computers & Cognition

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty (w.mccarty@btinternet.com)
Date: Mon Jun 03 2002 - 07:21:13 EDT

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                    Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 46.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2002 12:14:54 +0100
             From: Arun-Kumar Tripathi
             Subject: Regarding "Winograd & Flores" and "Understanding
    Computers & Cognition

    Dear Dr. Willard McCarty,

    Hermeneutics: From Textual Explication to Computer Understanding? The
    paper is discussion of the theoretical foundation of AI extensively refer
    to Hermeneutics. Hubert Dreyfus and Terry Winograd draw heavily on
    hermeneutics to question the feasibility of AI and cognitive science.
    Details at

    How to Read Winograd's and Flores's Understanding Computers and Cognition
    This paper is a navigating tip to scholars to read Understanding Computers
    and Cognition (A New Foundation for Deisgn) by Terry Winograd and Fernando
    Flores. The book should be significant to cognitive scientists, including
    researchers of AI. It is more than a guide to reader. Details at

    Citation: Terry Winograd and Fernando Flores. Understanding Computers and
    Cognition. Addison-Wesley, 1986.

    Thank you!

    Sincerely yours,
    Arun Tripathi

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