Herbert A. Simon

Books by this Author

Emperically Grounded Economic Reason
By Herbert A. Simon
Throughout Herbert Simon's wide-ranging career—in public administration, business administration, economics, cognitive psychology, philosophy, artificial intelligence, and computer science—his central aim has been to explain the nature of the thought processes that people use in making decisions.The third volume of Simon's collected papers continues this theme, bringing...
Computational Explorations of the Creative Process
By Patrick W. Langley, Gary Bradshaw, Herbert A. Simon, Jan M. Zytkow
Scientific discovery is often regarded as romantic and creative—and hence unanalyzable—whereas the everyday process of verifying discoveries is sober and more suited to analysis. Yet this fascinating exploration of how scientific work proceeds argues that however sudden the moment of discovery may seem, the discovery process can be described and modeled.Using the methods and concepts...