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Dynamic Memory Revisited - Roger C. Schank

Dynamic Memory Revisited

Paperback Published: 10th January 2000
ISBN: 9780521633987
Number Of Pages: 316

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Roger Schank's influential book, Dynamic Memory, described how computers could learn based upon what was known about how people learn. Since that book's publication in 1982, Dr Schank has turned his focus from artificial intelligence to human intelligence. Dynamic Memory Revisited contains the theory of learning presented in the original book, extending it to provide principles for teaching and learning. It includes Dr Schank's important theory of case-based reasoning and assesses the role of stories in human memory. In addition, it covers his ideas on non-conscious learning, indexing, and the cognitive structures that underlie learning by doing. Dynamic Memory Revisited is crucial reading for all who are concerned with education and school reform. It draws attention to how effective learning takes place and provides instruction for developing software that truly helps students learn.

'It is all too often the case that after introducing an influential concept, te originator moves on to a new challenge or new problem, leaving others to test the implications of the conceptualization, and otherwize 'tidy up' in its wake. In Dynamic Memory Revisited, Roger Shank bucks this trend. In particular, he addresses a persistent weakness of the script model, and extends the reformulation into the educational arena.' Human Development

Preface to the second edition
Introduction to dynamic memory
Reminding and memory
Failure-driven memory
Cross-contextual reminding
Story-based reminding
The kinds of structures in memory
Memory organization packets
Thematic organization packets
Generalization and memory
Learning by doing
Non-conscious knowledge
Case-based reasoning and the metric of problem solving
Non-conscious thinking
Goal-based scenarios
Enhancing intelligence
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521633987
ISBN-10: 0521633982
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 316
Published: 10th January 2000
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 14.99  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 2

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