Information for perception and information processing

Minds and Machines 13 (4):577-588 (2003)
Abstract
Do psychologists and computer/cognitive scientists mean the same thing by the term `information'? In this essay, I answer this question by comparing information as understood by Gibsonian, ecological psychologists with information as understood in Barwise and Perry's situation semantics. I argue that, with suitable massaging, these views of information can be brought into line. I end by discussing some issues in (the philosophy of) cognitive science and artificial intelligence
Keywords Information  Mechanics  Perception  Science  Situation
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