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Herbert A. Simon (1416)

Interests
Artificial intelligence, cognitive science
Nationality
None
Born
1916, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Short Biography
Herbert Alexander Simon (June 15, 1916 – February 9, 2001), a Nobel laureate, was an American political scientist, economist, sociologist, psychologist, and computer scientist whose research ranged across the fields of cognitive psychology, cognitive ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA University of Chicago, 1936
  • PhD University of Chicago, 1943
Appointments & Honors
  • Richard King Mellon University Professor of Computer Science and Psychology, Department of Psychology, Carnegie-Mellon University
  • Hon. DSc, Yale University, 1963, Case Institute of Technology, 1963, Marquette University, 1981, Columbia University, 1983, Gustavus Adolphus College, 1984
  • Hon. LLD, University of Chicago, 1964, McGill University, 1970, University of Michigan, 1978, University of Pittsburgh, 1979
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, l967
  • Hon. Fi!D, Lund University, 1968
  • APA Scientific Contribution Award, l969
  • Dr Economic Science Erasmus University, Netherlands, 1973
  • Association for Computing Machinery, Turing Award, 1975
  • AEA Distinguished Fellow, 1976: Nobel Prize in economic science, l978
  • Docteur, University of Paul Valery, 1984
  • American Political Science Association, James Madison Award, l984
Principal Publications
  • 1947 Administratire Beharior. Macmillan. (3rd ecln. Free Press. 1976.)
  • 1956 Rational choice and the structure of the environment. Ps. 1'<110/ogical Re1·ie11-. 63. 129-38.
  • 1958 Elements of a theory of human problem solving. P.n'Ci10/ogical RerieH'. 65. 151-66 (with A. Newell and J. C. Shaw).
  • 1961 Computer simulation of human thinking. Science, U4. 2011-17 (with A. Newell).
  • 1962 A theory of the serial position effect. British Journal of Psychology, 53, 307-20 (with E. A. Feigenbaum).
  • 1963 Human acquisition of concepts for sequential patterns. Psychological Review, 70, 534-46 (with K. Kotovosky).
  • 1967 Motivational and emotional controls of cognition. Psychological Review, 74, 29-39.
  • 1969 Information-processing analysis of perceptual processes in problem solving. Psychological Review, 76, 473-83 (with M. Barenfeld).
  • 1972 Human Problem Solving. Prentice Hall (with A. Newell).
  • 1973 Perception in chess. Cognitive Psychology, 4, 55-81 (with W. G. Chase).
  • 1979 Models of Thought. Yale University Press.
  • 1981 The Sciences of the Artificial (2nd edn). MIT Press.
  • 1984 Protocol Analysis. MIT Press (with A. Ericsson).