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MetareasoningThinking about Thinking$
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Michael T. Cox and Anita Raja

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780262014809

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262014809.001.0001

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Metareasoning, Monitoring, and Self-Explanation

Metareasoning, Monitoring, and Self-Explanation

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(p.131) 9 Metareasoning, Monitoring, and Self-Explanation
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Metareasoning
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Michael T. Cox

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262014809.003.0009

This chapter examines the potential that the monitoring of reasoning provides and considers what implications exist. For metareasoning in agent-based systems, the self is the object of the processing, yet for many researchers the centrality of this statement is left wholly implicit. The chapter briefly discusses four characteristics or aspects of self from a computational stance: self-modifying code, self-knowledge, self-understanding, and self-explanation. After discussing the issue of evaluation, it concludes by enumerating some outstanding problems related to metareasoning.

Keywords:   metareasoning, agent-based systems, self, self-modifying code, self-knowledge, self-understanding, self-explanation

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