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Allen Newell


Who is Allen Newell?

Allen Newell was a researcher in computer science and cognitive psychology at the RAND Corporation and at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science, Tepper School of Business, and Department of Psychology. He contributed to the Information Processing Language and two of the earliest AI programs, the Logic Theory Machine and the General Problem Solver. He was awarded the ACM's A.M. Turing Award along with Herbert A. Simon in 1975 for their basic contributions to artificial intelligence and the psychology of human cognition.

  • also known as Ньюэлл, Аллен; 艾伦·纽厄尔
  • born on (88 years ago) in San Francisco, child of Jeanette Le Valley Newell and Dr. Robert R. Newell
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education:
  • profession: Computer scientist, researcher
  • died on (23 years ago) in Pittsburgh of cancer
  • written works: "The Chess Machine: An Example of Dealing with a Complex Task by Adaptation", "Information Processing Language V Manual", "Some problems of basic organization in problem-solving programs", "A guide to the general problem-solver program GPS-2-2"
  • some of the awards:
      • Turing Award (for their basic contributions to artificial intelligence and the psychology of human cognition), with Herbert A. Simon
      • Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, US & Canada (Computer Science)
      • IJCAI Award for Research Excellence
      • IEEE Emanuel R. Piore Award
      • National Medal of Science for Mathematics and Computer Science (For his seminal contributions to the development of artificial intelligence, the theory of human cognition and the software and hardware of computational systems for complex information processing.)

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (2000)

by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

A Tribute to Allen Newell. D. M. Steier and T. M. Mitchell teds.t. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Mahwah. NJ. 1996. pp. 51-74. 20. A. Newell and H. A. Simon.

Google previewEncyclopedia of History of American Management (2005)

by Morgen Witzel

Bach, James MARCH, Allen Newell, Richard CYERT, Harold Guetzkow and Franco Modigliani (among others) soon made the GSIA one of the leaders of a new movement in management education ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Phenomenology (2013)

By 1955, Allen Newell and Herbert Simon had realized that the strings of bits manipulated by a digital computer could stand for anything — numbers, of course , but also features of the real world. Moreover, programs could be used as rules to ...

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