# HPSGen42010 - Human problem solving General#4 Here are some...

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Human problem solving 11/3/2010 General#4 Here are some concepts I will discuss in connection with move problems this week. Bring a copy to lecture to facilitate note taking. I. Basic concepts A. Initial state B. Goal state(s) C. Intermediate problem states D. Allowable operators E. Solution(s) F. Basic problem space II. Derived Concepts A. Dead ends B. Loops C. Subgoals D. Destructive and nondestructive operators E. Inverse operators

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III. Techniques for Reducing Basic Problem Space A. Macroactions and microactions
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Unformatted text preview: B. Subgoaling C. Symmetries IV. Specific Search Strategies A. Random trial and error B. Systematic trial and error C. Classificatory trial and error D. Algorithms E. Heuristics V. Problem Solving Methods A. Working backward B. Hill Climbing 1. State evaluation function 2. Local maxima 3. Detouring C. Means-end analysis (see text) 1. Goal stacks 2. Table of connections 3. Goal structure 4. Production systems 5. General problem solver (GPS)...
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• Fall '10
• WilliamH.BATCHELDER
• basic problem space, C. Classificatory, error C. Classificatory, D. Allowable operators, error B. Systematic

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