ACT-R by John R. Anderson - Part II

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Introduction In my previous post I wrote about the cognitive architecture ACT-R, mainly putting together what I learnt by research over the topic. In this post, I would like to go more in depth about how ACT-R works, the concepts behind and try to provide my interpretation of some technical examples, regarding coding of the modeling and everything related. What really is ACT-R ACT-R is a production system theory that tries to explain human cognition by developing a model of the knowledge structures that underlie cognition.


ACT-R by John R. Anderson - Part I

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Introduction I've always been fascinated about cognitive systems and all the theories about them. Unfortunately, I never had the chance to actively work on a cognitive architecture: making experiments over these technologies is difficult because it's difficult to me even only think about some possible toyproblem to solve. So this article is more about the basics, or at least what I found interesting about the topic. ACT-R One of the most famous cognitive architecture is ACT-R: ACT-R a.