Patrick W. Langley

Pat Langley is Associate Professor, Department of Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine.

Books by this Author

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...

Books by this Editor

Edited By David Klahr, Patrick W. Langley, Robert T. Neches
Cognitive psychologists have found the production systems class of computer simulation models to be one of the most direct ways to cast complex theories of human intelligence. There have been many scattered studies on production systems since they were first proposed as computational models of human problem-solving behavior by Allen Newell some twenty years ago, but this is the first book to...