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The Human Intelligence Enterprise: 2017

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Intelligence without representation, by Rodney A. Brooks

WRT: 45 min

What Is a Knowledge Representation?, by Randall Davis, Howard Shrobe, and Peter Szolovits.

WRT: 50 min


If you discuss the paper or the assignment with another student—which we encourage—indicate whom you have talked with in your submitted composition. Of course your submitted composition must be written entirely by you.

On a total of one side of one sheet of paper, using 10 pt type or larger, with standard interline spacing and margins, respond to all the following:

Part I

On second thought, we want you to use both sides of your sheet of paper. On one side, construct a broken glass diagram for one of the papers. You need only cover the main points, and you can be quite telegraphic. We are looking at structure, not fine-grain detail.

Part II