Lecture1 - 0360207 Problem Solving and Information on the...

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03-60-207 Problem Solving and  Information on the Internet
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n This course is, in one sense, a course  about information.  Much of our reasoning   is based on information we obtain from  other people.  The quality of that  reasoning will be affected by the quality of  the information on which it is based 
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 Introduction n Why bother asking questions at all? n Give examples of when you ask  questions?
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n One set of problems consists of  understanding just what information you are  being presented with.   n A second set of problems concerns deciding  whether to believe the information supplied to  you by others.   n A third set of problems arises because of the 
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n We should pause here and say something about the  communication of information.  Obviously there is  more to communication than just words.   n Information can be communicated in a variety of ways:  through words,  through gestures (body language, facial expressions, etc.),  through images or pictures,  through maps or diagrams, and so on.  
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n Absorbing information
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course SCIENCE 321 taught by Professor Aaa during the Spring '11 term at Windsor.

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