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    DescriptionReaders of earlier works by Douglas Hofstadter will find this book a natural extension of his style and his ideas about creativity and analogy; in addition, psychologists, philosophers, and artificial-intelligence researchers will find in this elaborate web of ingenious ideas a deep and challenging new view of mind.

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    Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies
    Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Douglas R. Hofstadter
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 528
    Width: 187 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 208 g
    ISBN 13: 9780465024759
    ISBN 10: 0465024750

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    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: JMR, UYQ
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    BISAC V2.8: PHI015000
    LC classification: BF311 .H617 1995
    Thema V1.0: JMR, QDTM, UYQ
    The Perseus Books Group
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    Publication date
    21 March 1996
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Douglas R. Hofstadter is College Professor of Cognitive Science and Computer Science at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. His previous books are the Pulitzer Prizewinning Godel, Escher, Bach; Metamagical Themas, The Mind's I, Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies, Le Ton Beau de Marot, and Eugene Onegin.
    Table of contents
    * Prologue: The Why, the When, the Where, and the Who of This Book * To Seek Whence Cometh a Sequence Douglas Hofstadter * The Architecture of Jumbo Douglas Hofstadter * Numbo: A Study in Cognition and Recognition Daniel Defays * High-level Perception, Representation, and Analogy: A Critique of Artificial-intelligence Methodology David Chalmers, Robert French, and Douglas Hofstadter * The Copycat Project: A Model of Mental Fluidity and Analogy-making Douglas Hofstadter and Melanie Mitchell * Perspectives on Copycat: Comparisons with Recent Work Melanie Mitchell and Douglas Hofstadter * Prolegomena to Any Future Metacat Douglas Hofstadter * Tabletop, BattleOp, Ob-Platte, Potelbat, Belpatto, Platobet Douglas Hofstadter and Robert French * The Emergent Personality of Tabletop, a Perception-based Model of Analogy-making Douglas Hofstadter and Robert French * Letter Spirit: Esthetic Perception and Creative Play in the Rich Microcosm of the Roman Alphabet Douglas Hofstadter and Gary McGraw * Epilogue: On Computers, Creativity, Credit, Brain Mechanisms, and the Turing Test