| INTUITIVE TOP DEFINITIONS
is a humans' activity and its products relaying on the modeling of the
(existing) real world entities and events, on the base of
concepts according to the scientific method.
can be done
from the different perspectives, on different conceptualization
(ontologies), and its conceptual products have to be verified.
- In the
context of cognitive
science: every science produces knowledge.
- In the
science', X usually indicates a domain/subsystem of the real world
(domain of interest).
is a humans'
artifacts activity focused on the goal-oriented and planned production
specification is also
called "engineering paradigm".
- In the
engineering', X usually indicates a domain/(a subsystem) of the
world (domain of intervention).
is a validated
set of mental and real tools, materials and components developed by
or artifacts, and directly employed to engineering tasks in the
methods and procedures, therefore, using the AI language; technology is
a set of natural and artificial systems and knowledge about them, being
used in engineering activity.
usually divided according to the different physical domains of interest
of their users, materials. and industrial treatments.
biotechnology, wood elaboration technology, different
learning technologies, agent technologies....
common systemic knowledge and software tools valid and applicable for
technology, it means, domain-independent.
is a necessary
tool for the engineering development of any particular
software libraries and such tools as Math Lab. may be seen as a
- From the
perspective: frequently, meta-technology is not conscious for
it is the
domain of "experience"
and professional intuitions.
|An engineering focused on
the modeling, design and construction of human-like functions such as: perception,
reasoning, inferencing and learning. Its objective is to develop always
more autonomous artificial minds,
as well as systems/organizations of intelligent cognitive agents.
engineering uses cognitive
theories and models in order to construct artificial cognitive
- It is a
- Products of
engineering can be applied in robotics, cognitive ergonomics,
decision-support, for the simulations
of humans and human organization behaviors (in computational
sociology and organizational and managerial research).
concept; relaying on the computational interpretations of human mental functions and
According to the TOGA meta-theory, it is focused on the application
and processing of information, knowledge, preferences and emotions in
way based on the identification of human reasoning functions.
can be recognized, modeled and investigated either on the
neural-networks level - by the analogy to biological brains,
or on the
and meta-reasoning levels, mainly using individual introspection,
and observation of human beings - by the analogy to human mind's
abstract conscious thinking.
a set of Artificial Intelligence models, methods, software tools and
are used by cognitive engineering.
science (an example only)
abstract-intelligence studies, the analogy to human mind seems to be
efficient than to a biological brain, considered here, as one of a
possible physical carriers of abstract reasoning (cognitive) functions.
activity distributed in time and space and performed by autonomous
society. A business
activity has to have an economic dimension.
goals, among other
its attributes, have to have one integrated attribute with a
that can be mapped on a measurable well ordered (with a metrix)
scale commonly accepted and considered mandatory by a human society.
an activity A considered
as a business activity in a society S1 can be not business activity in
a society S2.
business is every
material or abstract activity which produces the above value.
example, activities involving
risks related to human life and to the loses of unique cultural and
capital are not satisfy the above requirement.
concept is closely
related to the value theory (axiology).
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