Fall 2004 (05-1)
Last Update: Aug 25, 2004
Introduction to research and theory on topics in human cognition including: perception, attention, pattern recognition, memory, representation of knowledge, language, problem solving, reasoning, and learning, with emphasis on the relationship to computer models of these processes and implications of this body of knowledge for building information systems.
The following textbook is required and should be purchased at the bookstore or through your favorite on-line distributor, such as Amazon.com. You should note that we will be using the brand new Fourth Edition of the textbook. Do not buy the older edition.
Wiley. ISBN: 0-471-45820-1
Special circumstances. If you have a disability for which you are or may be requesting an accomodation, you are encouraged to contact both your instructor and the Office of Disability Resources and Sevices, 216 William Pitt Union, (412-648-7890/TTY:412-383-7355) as early as possible in the term. DRS will verify your disability and determine reasonable accomodations for this course. In addition, you should be aware that my office is up a short flight of stairs. If this problematic, I am happy to arrange a meeting in an accessible location at any time.