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Cognitive Science Supports Management Science
Thanks for the source on Professor Miller's article in
likely contributed to the
emergence of Cognitive Science as a powerful tool for understanding human
An example, is processing a simple,
one sentence letter which yields connections
pointing to an inescapable conclusion that Communication Metrics
is sound science opening a new path for technology to improve management. The
number of things to work on and improve is limitless once the path is found.
The whole thing is so fascinating.
Miller comes up with
chunks of human memory in 1955. I
started fusing with automated tools in 1985. In 1991
Justice Mosk noticed the benefit of automatic linking cause and effect.
This was refined into continuous
Knowledge Space; and, in 1996
Landauer'schunks support the concept of knowledge acquistion.
More work building an Internet replication method in 1998
to deliver chunks. as business
Then you show up with Miller who says "Hey, this should work," even though
everyone on the planet
says it won't. So I am encouraged.
Let me know what you think? Am I overlooking something?