[EM] = Minsky, Marvin. The Emotion Machine: Commonsense Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind. Simon & Schuster, 2007. ISBN: 9780743276641. The text is also available online on Professor Minsky's homepage.
Students are expected to have read The Society of the Mind before the semester starts.
|2||Falling in Love||[EM] Chapter 1|
|4||Question and Answer Session 1|| |
[EM] Chapter 2
Hobbs, Jerry R. and Andrew Gordon. "Goals in a formal theory of commonsense pychology." (PDF) Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems (FOIS-2010), Toronto, Canada, May 11-14, 2010.
|5||From Panic to Suffering||[EM] Chapter 3|
|6||Layers of Mental Activities|| |
Schwartz, Barry. "Pitfalls on the Road to the Psychology of Hope." (PDF) In The Science of Optimism and Hope. Edited by J. Gillham. Templeton Foundation Press. 2000. pp.399-412.
|7||Layered Knowledge Representations|| |
[EM] Chapter 4
|8||Question and Answer Session 2|| |
[EM] Chapter 5
Langley, Pat, John E. Laird, and Seth Rogers. Cognitive Architectures: Research Issues and Challenges. Cognitive Systems Research 10 no. 2 (2009).
|9||Common Sense|| |
[EM] Chapter 6
Singh, Push, Ian Eslick, et al. "Computing Commonsense." (PDF) BT Technology Journal 22 no. 4 (2004).
Mueller, Erik T. "Automating Commonsense Reasoning using Event Calculus." (PDF) (2009).
GoogleTalksArchive. Human Computation: Luis von Ahn, July 26, 2006. August 22, 2012. Accessed March 3, 2013. Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tx082gDwGcM.
GoogleTalksArchive. Computers versus Common Sense: Douglas Lenat, May 30, 2006. August 22, 2012. Accessed March 3, 2013. Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAtn-4fhuWA.
|10||Question and Answer Session 3|| |
[EM] Chapter 7
|11||Mind vs. Brain: Confessions of a Defector|| |
[EM] Chapter 8
|12||Question and Answer Session 4|| |
[EM] Chapter 9
Dennett, Daniel. "The Origin of Selves." Cogito 3 (1989): pp. 163-173.
Kosslyn, Stephen. "On the Evolution of Human Motivation: Social Prosthetics." In Evolutionary Cognitive Neuroscience. Edited by S.M. Platek, T.K. Shackelford, and J.P. Keenan. MIT Press, 2006.
|13||Closing Thoughts|| |