Title

Explaining explanation, part 2: Empirical foundations

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-17-2017

Department

Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences, Center for Human-Centered Computing

Abstract

This article surveys empirical research that reveals the variety and diversity of the forms and purposes of causal reasoning, and reveals the myths that have driven philosophical analysis, psychological research, and computational approaches. The intent of the essay is to broaden the horizons for the development of intelligent systems that serve explanatory functions.

Publication Title

IEEE Intelligent Systems

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