The Nature of Consciousness

Piero Scaruffi

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These are excerpts and elaborations from my book "The Nature of Consciousness"

Further Reading (Click here for reviews of these books)

Agre, Philip: THE DYNAMIC STRUCTURE OF EVERYDAY LIFE (MIT, 1988)

Arbib, Michael: METAPHORICAL BRAIN (Wiley, 1972)

Arbib, Michael: METAPHORICAL BRAIN 2 (Wiley, 1989)

Arbib, Michael: BRAINS MACHINES AND MATHEMATICS (Springer Verlag, 1987)

Ashby, Ross: DESIGN FOR A BRAIN (John Wiley, 1952)

Barr, Avron & Feigenbaum Edward: HANDBOOK OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (William Kaufmann, 1982)

Bernstein, Nicholas: GENERAL BIOMECHANICS (1926)

Boden, Margaret: PHILOSOPHY OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (Oxford, 1990)

Brillouin, Leon: SCIENCE AND INFORMATION THEORY (Academic Press, 1956)

Brooks, Rodney & Luc Steels: THE ARTIFICIAL LIFE ROUTE TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (Lawrence Erlbaum, 1995)

Cannon, Walter: THE WISDOM OF THE BODY (Norton, 1932)

Carbonell, Jaime: MACHINE LEARNING (MIT Press, 1989)

Charniak, Eugene: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PROGRAMMING (Lawrence Erlbaum, 1987)

Cohen, Fred: IT'S ALIVE (Wiley, 1994)

Cziko Gary: THE THINGS WE DO (MIT Press, 2000)

Deutsch, David: THE FABRIC OF REALITY (Penguin, 1997)

Dreyfus, Hubert: WHAT COMPUTERS CAN'T DO (Harper & Row, 1979)

Dreyfus, Hubert & Dreyfus Stuart: MIND OVER MACHINE (Free Press, 1985)

Feigenbaum, Edward: COMPUTERS AND THOUGHT (MIT Press, 1995)

Frost, Richard: INTRODUCTION TO KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS (MacMillan, 1986)

Genesereth, Michael & Nilsson Nils: LOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (Morgan Kaufman, 1987)

Graubard, Stephen: THE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE DEBATE (MIT Press, 1988)

Hofstadter, Douglas: GOEDEL ESCHER BACH (Vintage, 1980)

Holland, John: ADAPTATION IN NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL SYSTEMS (Univ of Michigan Press, 1975)

Holland, John: EMERGENCE (Basic, 1998)

Holland, John: HIDDEN ORDER (Addison Wesley, 1995)

Koza, John: GENETIC PROGRAMMING (MIT Press, 1992)

Langton, Christopher: ARTIFICIAL LIFE (MIT Press, 1995)

Levy, Steven: ARTIFICIAL LIFE (Pantheon, 1992)

Li, Ming & Vitanyi Paul: AN INTRODUCTION TO KOLMOGOROV COMPLEXITY (Springer-Verlag, 1993)

Luger, George: COMPUTATION AND INTELLIGENCE (MIT Press, 1995)

Maes, Patti: DESIGNING AUTONOMOUS AGENTS (MIT Press, 1990)

Michalski, Ryszard, Carbonell Jaime & Mitchell Tom: MACHINE LEARNING I (Morgan Kaufman, 1983)

Michalski, Ryszard, Carbonell Jaime & Mitchell Tom: MACHINE LEARNING II (Morgan Kaufman, 1986)

Newell, Allen & Simon Herbert: HUMAN PROBLEM SOLVING (Prentice-Hall, 1972)

Nilsson, Nils: THE MATHEMATICAL FOUNDATIONS OF LEARNING MACHINES (Morgan Kaufmann, 1990)

Nilsson, Nils: PRINCIPLES OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (Tioga, 1980)

Pearl, Judea: HEURISTICS (Addison Wesley, 1984)

Powers, William: BEHAVIOR: THE CONTROL OF PERCEPTION (Aldine, 1973)

Ray, Thomas: ZEN AND THE ART OF CREATING LIFE (1994)

Rucker, Rudy: INFINITY AND THE MIND (Birkhauser, 1982)

Russell, Stuart Jonathan: THE USE OF KNOWLEDGE IN ANALOGY AND INDUCTION (Pitnam, 1989)

Russell, Stuart Jonathan & Norvig Peter: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (Prentice Hall, 1995)

Searle John: THE REDISCOVERY OF THE MIND (MIT Press, 1992)

Shannon, Claude & Weaver Warren: THE MATHEMATICAL THEORY OF COMMUNICATION (Univ of Illinois Press, 1963)

Shapiro, Stuart Charles: ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (John Wiley, 1992)

Simon, Herbert Alexander: MODELS OF THOUGHT (Yale University Press, 1979)

Simon, Herbert Alexander: THE SCIENCES OF THE ARTIFICIAL (MIT Press, 1969)

Sowa, John: KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION (Brooks Cole, 2000)

Tarski, Alfred: LOGIC, SEMANTICS, METAMATHEMATICS (Clarendon, 1956)

Turing, Alan: PURE MATHEMATICS (Elsevier Science, 1992)

Turing, Alan: MECHANICAL INTELLIGENCE (Elsevier Science, 1992)

Turing, Alan: MORPHOGENESIS (North-Holland, 1992)

Von Neumann, John: THE COMPUTER AND THE BRAIN (Yale Univ Press, 1958)

Von Neumann, John: THEORY OF SELF-REPRODUCING AUTOMATA (Princeton Univ Press, 1947)

Wolfram, Stephen: A NEW KIND OF SCIENCE (Wolfram, 2002)

Wiener, Norbert: CYBERNETICS (John Wiley, 1948)

Winograd, Terry & Flores Fernando: UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS AND COGNITION (Ablex, 1986)