Rationality {in|for|through} AI

  • Tarek R. BesoldEmail author
Part of the Topics in Intelligent Engineering and Informatics book series (TIEI, volume 4)


Based on an assessment of the history and status quo of the concept of rationality within AI, I propose to establish research on (artificial) rationality as a research program in its own right, aiming at developing appropriate notions and theories of rationality suitable for the special needs and purposes of AI. I identify already existing initial attempts at and possible foundations of such an endeavor, give an account of motivations, expected consequences and rewards, and outline how such a program could be linked to efforts in other disciplines.


Rational Behavior Human Rationality Positive Theory Rational Cognition Cognitive Science Society 
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  1. 1.Institute of Cognitive ScienceUniversity of OsnabrückOsnabrückGermany

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