The Chess Machine: An Example of Dealing with a Complex Task by Adaption

  • Allan Newell


The modern general-purpose computer can be characterized as the embodiment of a three-point philosophy: (1) There shall exist a way of computing anything computable; (2) The computer shall be so fast that it does not matter how complicated the way is; and (3) Man shall be so intelligent that he will be able to discern the way and instruct the computer.


Goal Achievement Transformation Rule Goal Structure Punch Card Terminal Element 
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© David Levy 1988

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  • Allan Newell

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