Posts Tagged ‘Commonsense’

Programmers know how to get a computer to perform deductions, because the mathematics involved is well understood.  But if you want a computer to perform the conjectural — but usually correct — commonsense reasoning upon which human survival depends, you must invent a whole new kind of mathematical logic.
    —    Dennis Shasha and Cathy Lazere
From their book:  “Out Of Their Minds:  The Lives and Discoveries of 15 Great Computer Scientists
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