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Unformatted text preview: 1 Problem-Solving Dr. Kim Vu PSY 332: Cognition 1 Session 24 Problem-Solving ¡ How do people solve problems? ¡ Characteristics of Problems PSY 332: Cognition 2 Dr. Kim Vu ¢ ¢ ¡ Examples: ¢ puzzles ¢ mathematical problems ¢ trouble-shooting Problem Space ¡ Initial state ¡ Goal state ¡ Operator PSY 332: Cognition 3 Dr. Kim Vu ¡ Operators ¡ Path constraints A Sample Problem PSY 332: Cognition 4 Dr. Kim Vu Problem Space for the Hobbits and Orcs Problem ¡ Initial State : ¢ 5 Orcs and 5 Hobbits ______________ of the Muddy River ¡ Goal State : PSY 332: Cognition 5 Dr. Kim Vu ¢ 5 Orcs and 5 Hobbits ______________ of the Muddy River ¡ Operators : ¢ ¡ Path Constraint : ¢ ¢ ____________________________________ (east/west side of the river or in the boat) Problem Space for Hobbits and Orcs Problem PSY 332: Cognition 6 Dr. Kim Vu 2 The Bookworm Problem PSY 332: Cognition 7 Dr. Kim Vu Is a picture better than an algebraic equation?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2011 for the course PSY 332 taught by Professor Kuv8,maxfield during the Fall '09 term at CSU Long Beach.

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