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ERIC Number: ED207809
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Dec
Pages: 22
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Teaching the Computer to Add: An Example of Problem-Solving in an Anthropomorphic Computer Culture. Artificial Intelligence Memo No. 396.
Solomon, Cynthia J.
This document describes how to teach a computer to add numbers using the LOGO programing language. The programing project is described in the way a student might develop it. The model of developing the program uses humans as an anthropomorphic model for the computer, and the computer as a model for people. The document has an unorthodox style, as much of it is in the form of a monologue that reflects a programer's mind who is working on a project. The paper concludes with the goals of the project that were attained and contains suggestions for further extension of the investigation. (MP)
Artificial Intelligence Lab., 545 Technology Square, Rm. 338, Cambridge, MA 02139 ($1.75).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge. Artificial Intelligence Lab.
Identifiers: LOGO Programing Language