This volume features the complete text of all regular papers, posters, and summaries of symposia presented at the 16th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

part 1|1 pages

Refereed Papers

chapter 3|6 pages

Mental Models in Propositional Reasoning

ByBruno G. Bara, Monica Bucciarelli, Philip N. Johnson-Laird, Vincenzo Lombardo

chapter 4|6 pages

Combining Simulative and Metaphor-Based Reasoning about Beliefs

ByJohn A. Barnden, Stephen Helmreich, Eric Iverson, Gees C. Stein

chapter 5|6 pages

Artificial Evolution of Syntactic Aptitude

ByJohn Batali

chapter 6|6 pages

Interactive Model-Driven Case Adaptation for Instructional Software Design

ByBenjamin Bell, Smadar Kedar, Ray Bareiss

chapter 8|6 pages

Inducing agrammatic profiles in normals

ByArshavir Blackwell, Elizabeth Bates

chapter 9|5 pages

Problem Content Affects the Categorization and Solutions of Problems

ByStephen B. Blessing, Brian H. Ross

chapter 10|5 pages

On the Psychological Basis for Rigid Designation

ByNick Braisby, Bradley Franks, James Hampton

chapter 11|5 pages

The Theory-Ladenness of Data: An Experimental Demonstration

ByWilliam F. Brewer, Clark A. Chinn

chapter 12|6 pages

Kant and Cognitive Science

ByAndrew Brook

chapter 13|6 pages

A Connectionist Model of the Development of Velocity, Time, and Distance Concepts

ByDavid Buckingham, Thomas R. Shultz

chapter 14|6 pages

Connectionist Modelling of Spelling

ByJohn A. Bullinaria

chapter 15|6 pages

Internal Representations of a Connectionist Model of Reading Aloud

ByJohn A. Bullinaria

chapter 17|4 pages

Parafoveal and Semantic Effects on Syntactic Ambiguity Resolution

ByCurt Burgess, Michael K. Tanenhaus, Miriam Hoffman

chapter 18|6 pages

Competing Models of Analogy: ACME Versus Copycat

ByBruce D. Burns, Keith J. Holyoak

chapter 20|6 pages

The Implications of Corrections: Then Why Did You Mention It?

ByJulie G. Bush, Hollyn M. Johnson, Colleen M. Seifert

chapter 22|7 pages

Counterfactual Reasoning: Inferences from Hypothetical Conditionals

ByRuth M.J. Byrne, Alessandra Tasso

chapter 24|6 pages

Lexical Segmentation: the role of sequential statistics in supervised and un-supervised models

ByPaul Cairns, Richard Shillcock, Nick Chater, Joe Levy

chapter 25|6 pages

A Taxonomy for Planned Reading

ByTamitha Carpenter, Richard Alterman

chapter 26|5 pages

Segmenting Speech without a Lexicon: Evidence for a Bootstrapping Model of Lexical Acquisition

ByTimothy A. Cartwright, Michael R. Brent

chapter 27|6 pages

Modeling the Interaction between Speech and Gesture

ByJustine Cassell, Matthew Stone, Brett Douville, Scott Prevost, Brett Achorn, Mark Steedman, Norm Badler, Catherine Pelachaud

chapter 28|6 pages

The Effects of Labels in Examples on Problem Solving Transfer

ByRichard Catrambone

chapter 29|6 pages

SL: A Subjective, Intensional Logic of Belief

ByHans Chalupsky, Stuart C. Shapiro

chapter 30|6 pages

An Empirical Investigation Of Law Encoding Diagrams For Instruction

ByPeter C-H. Cheng

chapter 32|6 pages

The Architecture of Intuition: Converging Views from Physics Education and Linguistics

ByMing Ming Chiu, Joshua Gutwill

chapter 33|6 pages

Commonsense Knowledge and Conceptual Structure in Container Metaphors

ByTimothy C. Clausner

chapter 34|6 pages

A Descriptive Model of Question asking During Story Acquisition Interviews

ByChip Cleary, Ray Bareiss

chapter 37|6 pages

Individual Differences and Predictive Validity in Student Modeling

ByAlbert T. Corbett, Valerie H. Carver, John R. Anderson, Scott A. Brancolini

chapter 38|6 pages

Rational choice and framing devices: Argumentation and computer programming

BySeana Coulson, Nick V. Flor

chapter 40|6 pages

Failure-Driven Learning as Input Bias

ByMichael T. Cox, Ashwin Ram

chapter 41|6 pages

Graphical effects in learning logic: reasoning, representation and individual differences

ByRichard Cox, Keith Stenning, Jon Oberlander

chapter 43|6 pages

Effects of Collaborative Interaction and Computer Tool Use

BySharon Derry, Keith Tookey

chapter 44|6 pages

Learning from Instruction: A Comprehension-Based Approach

ByStephanie M. Doane, Young Woo Sohn, David Adams, Danielle S. McNamara

chapter 45|6 pages

The Effect of Syntactic Form on Simple Belief Revisions and Updates

ByRenée Elio, Francis Jeffry Pelletier

chapter 47|6 pages

Natural Oculomotor Performance in Looking and Tapping Tasks

ByJulie Epelboim, Eileen Kowler, Mark Edwards, Han Collewijn, Casper J. Erkelens, Zygmunt Pizlo, Robert M. Steinman

chapter 48|5 pages

The Effect of Similarity on Memory for Prior Problems

ByJeremiah M. Faries, Karen R. Schlossberg

chapter 49|6 pages

MAGI: Analogy-based Encoding Using Regularity and Symmetry

ByRonald W. Ferguson

chapter 52|6 pages

Distributional Bootstrapping: From Word Class to Proto-Sentence

BySteven Finch, Nick Chater

chapter 53|6 pages

Attention Allocation During Movement Preparation

ByMartin H. Fischer

chapter 54|6 pages

Incremental Structure-Mapping

ByKenneth D. Forbus, Ronald W. Ferguson, Dedre Gentner

chapter 56|6 pages

Using Introspective Reasoning to Guide Index Refinement in Case-Based Reasoning

BySusan Fox, David Leake

chapter 57|5 pages

How do representations of visual form organize our percepts of visual motion?

ByGregory Francis, Stephen Grossberg

chapter 59|5 pages

Inference Processes in Speech Perception

ByGareth Gaskell, William Marslen-Wilson

chapter 60|5 pages

How Graphs Mediate Analog and Symbolic Representation

ByMerideth Gattis, Keith J. Holyoak

chapter 61|6 pages

The Coherence Imbalance Hypothesis: A Functional Approach to Asymmetry in Comparison

ByDedre Gentner, Brian F. Bowdle

chapter 62|6 pages

A Corpus Analysis of Recency Preference and Predicate Proximity

ByEdward Gibson, Jacob Loomis

chapter 63|6 pages

Using Trajectory Mapping to Analyze Musical Intervals

ByStephen A. Gilbert, Whitman Richards

chapter 64|6 pages

Are Children ‘Lazy Learners’? A Comparison of Natural and Machine Learning of Stress

BySteven Gillis, Walter Daelemans, Gert Durieux

chapter 65|6 pages

Array Representations for Model-Based Spatial Reasoning

ByJanice Glasgow

chapter 66|6 pages

Scientific Discovery in a Space of Structural Models: An Example from the History of Solution Chemistry

ByAdrian Gordon, Peter Edwards, Derek Steeman, Yves Kodratoff

chapter 68|5 pages

Using Connectionist Networks to Examine the Role of Prior Constraints in Human Learning

ByMichael Harm, Lori Altmann, Mark S. Seidenberg

chapter 69|6 pages

Objects, actions, nouns, and verbs

ByPeter M. Hastings, Steven L. Lytinen

chapter 71|6 pages

Psychological Evidence for Assumptions of Path-Based Inheritance Reasoning

ByClaire Hewson, Carl Vogel

chapter 72|6 pages

Abstraction of Sensory-Motor Features

ByKazuo Hiraki

chapter 73|6 pages

Wander ECHO: A Connectionist Simulation of Limited Coherence

ByChristopher M. Hoadley, Michael Ranney, Patricia Schänk

chapter 74|6 pages

PROVERB– A System Explaining Machine-Found Proofs

ByXiaorong Huang

chapter 75|6 pages

Mapping Hierarchical Structures with Synchrony for Binding: Preliminary Investigations

ByJohn E. Hummel, Eric R. Melz, Jeff Thompson, Keith J. Holyoak

chapter 76|6 pages

The Curtate Cycloid Illusion: Cognitive Constraints on the Processing of Rolling Motion

ByMatthew I. Isaak, Marcel Adam Just

chapter 77|6 pages

Direct and Indirect Measures of Implicit Learning

ByLuis Jiménez, Axel Cleeremans

chapter 79|6 pages

Suppression of Misinformation in Memory

ByHollyn M. Johnson, Colleen M. Seifert

chapter 80|6 pages

A Computational Model of Human Abductive Skill and its Acquisition

ByTodd R. Johnson, Josef Krems, Nasir K. Amra

chapter 81|6 pages

Bottom-Up Recognition Learning: A Compilation-Based Model of Limited-Lookahead Learning

ByTodd R. Johnson, Jiajie Zhang, Hongbin Wang

chapter 82|4 pages

When ‘Or’ Means ‘And’: A Study in Mental models

ByPhilip N. Johnson-Laird, Patricia E. Barres

chapter 85|6 pages

Adaptation as a Selection Constraint On Analogical Mapping

ByMark T. Keane

chapter 86|6 pages

Semantics and Pragmatics of Vague Probability Expressions

ByBernhard Kipper, Anthony Jameson

chapter |6 pages

The Context-Sensitive Cognitive Architecture DUAL

ByBoicho Nikolov Kokinov

chapter |6 pages

The Origin of Clusters in Recurrent Neural Network State Space

ByJohn F. Kolen

chapter |5 pages

Categorization, Typicality, and Shape Similarity

ByMatthew A. Kurbat, Edward E. Smith, Douglas L. Medin

chapter |6 pages

Recurrent Natural Language Parsing 1

ByStan C. Kwasny, Sahnny Johnson, Barry L. Kalman

chapter |6 pages

Levels of Semantic Constraint and Learning Novel Words

ByJames M. Lampinen, Jeremiah M. Faries

chapter |6 pages

Models of Metrical Structure in Music

ByEdward W. Large

chapter |6 pages

Simulating Similarity-Based Retrieval: A Comparison of ARCS and MAC/FAC

ByKeith Law, Kenneth D. Forbus, Dedre Gentner

chapter |6 pages

Towards A Computer Model of Memory Search Strategy Learning

ByDavid B. Leake

chapter |5 pages

Error Modeling in the ACT-R Production System

ByChristian Lebière, John R. Anderson, Lynne M. Reder

chapter |5 pages

Understanding Diagrammatic Demonstrations

ByRobert K. Lindsay

chapter |6 pages

Predicting Irregular Past Tenses

Comparing Symbolic and Connectionist models against Native English Speakers
ByCharles X. Ling

chapter |6 pages

Distributed Meeting Scheduling

ByJyiShane Liu, Katia P. Sycara

chapter |6 pages

Uniform Representations for Syntax-Semantics Arbitration

ByKavi Mahesh, Kurt P. Eiselt

chapter |6 pages

Lexical Disambiguation Based on Distributed Representations of Context Frequency

ByMarshall R. Mayberry, Risto Miikkulainen

chapter |6 pages

Time as Phase: A Dynamic Model of Time Perception

ByJ. Devin McAuley

chapter |6 pages

Letter Perception: Toward a conceptual approach

ByGary McGraw, John Rehling, Robert Goldstone

chapter |5 pages

Towards a New Model of Phonological Encoding

ByPaul J. A. Meijer

chapter |5 pages

How Mathematicians Prove Theorems

ByErica Melis

chapter |6 pages

Scaffolding Effective Problem Solving Strategies in Interactive Learning Environments

ByDouglas C. Merrill, Brian J. Reiser

chapter |6 pages

Mental models for proportional reasoning

ByJoyce L. Moore, Daniel L. Schwartz

chapter |6 pages

Integrating Creativity and Reading: A Functional Approach

ByKenneth Moorman, Ashwin Ram

chapter |6 pages

A Study of Diagrammatic Reasoning from Verbal and Gestural Data

ByN. Hari Narayanan, Masaki Suwa, Hiroshi Motoda

chapter |6 pages

Integrating Cognitive Capabilities in a Real-Time Task

ByGreg Nelson, Jill Fain Lehman, Bonnie E. John

chapter |6 pages

Can Connectionist Models Exhibit Non-Classical Structure Sensitivity?

ByLars Niklasson, Tim van Gelder

chapter |6 pages

Changing the Viewpoint: Re-Indexing by Introspective Questioning

Edited ByAshwin Ram, Kurt Eiselt

chapter |6 pages

The Power of Negative Thinking: The Central Role of Modus Tollens in Human Cognition

ByStellan Ohlsson, Nina Robin

chapter |6 pages

Similarity by feature creation: Reexamination of the asymmetry of similarity

ByHitoshi Ohnishi, Hiroaki Suzuki, Kazuo Shigemasu

chapter |6 pages

A connectionist account of Global Precedence: Theory and data

ByElizabeth M. Olds

chapter |6 pages

Modeling the Use of Frequency and Contextual Biases in Sentence Processing

ByNeal J. Pearlmutter, Kim G. Daugherty, Maryellen C. MacDonald, Mark S. Seidenberg

chapter |6 pages

Correspondences between Syntactic Form and Meaning: From Anarchy to Hierarchy

ByJustin Peterson, Dorrit Billman

chapter |6 pages

KA: Situating Natural Language Understanding in Design Problem Solving

ByJustin Peterson, Kavi Mahesh, Ashok Goel, Kurt Eiselt

chapter |6 pages

Categorization and the Parsing of Objects

ByRachel Pevtzow, Robert L. Goldstone

chapter |5 pages

A Simple Co-Occurrence Explanation for the Development of Abstract Letter Identities

ByThad A. Polk, Martha J. Farah

chapter |6 pages

Probabilistic Reasoning under Ignorance

ByMarco Ramoni, Alberto Riva, Vimla L. Patel

chapter |6 pages

Troubleshooting Strategies in a Complex, Dynamical Domain

ByMargaret M. Recker, T. Govindaraj, Vijay Vasandani

chapter |5 pages

The Guessing Game: A Paradigm for Artificial Grammar Learning

ByMartin Redington, Nick Chater

chapter |6 pages

Improving Design with Artifact History

ByBrent Neal Reeves

chapter |4 pages

Explanatory AI, Indexical Reference, and Perception

ByLawrence D Roberts

chapter |6 pages

Learning Features of Representation in Conceptual Context

ByLuc Rodet, Philippe G. Schyns

chapter |5 pages

A Connectionist Model of Verb Subcategorization

ByHinrich Schütze

chapter |5 pages

Viewpoint dependence and face recognition

ByPhilippe G. Schyns, Heinrich H. Bulthoff

chapter |6 pages

Multiple learning mechanisms within implicit learning

ByCarol Augart Seger

chapter |6 pages

Learning with friends and foes

ByMahendra Sekaran, Sandip Sen

chapter |6 pages

Immediate Effects of Discourse and Semantic Context in Syntactic Processing: Evidence from Eye-Tracking

ByMichael Spivey-Knowlton, Michael Tanenhaus

chapter |6 pages

Tractable Learning of Probability Distributions Using the Contrastive Hebbian Algorithm

ByCraig E. L. Stark, James L. McClelland

chapter |6 pages

PCLEARN: A model for learning perceptual-chunks

ByMasaki Suwa, Hiroshi Motoda

chapter |6 pages

Toward A Theoretical Account of Strategy Use and Sense-Making in Mathematics Problem Solving

ByHermina J. M. Tabachneck, Kenneth R. Koedinger, Mitchell J. Nathan

chapter |6 pages

How Does an Expert Use a Graph? a Model of Visual and Verbal Inferencing in Economics

ByHermina J.M. Tabachneck, Anthony M. Leonardo, Herbert A. Simon

chapter |6 pages

A Lexical Model of Learning to Read Single Words Aloud

ByRoman Taraban, Carolyn Beth Taraban

chapter |4 pages

Formal Rationality and Limited Agents

ByJonathan King Tash

chapter |6 pages

Limiting nested beliefs in cooperative dialogue

ByJasper A. Taylor, Jean C. Carletta

chapter |6 pages

Functional Parts

ByJoshua Tenenbaum

chapter |6 pages

Simulated Perceptual Grouping: An Application to Human-Computer Interaction

ByKristinn R. Thorisson

chapter |6 pages

Handling Unanticipated Events During Collaboration

ByRoy M. Turner, Peggy S. Eaton

chapter |6 pages

Steps: A Preliminary Model of Learning from a Tutor

BySigalit Ur, Kurt VanLehn

chapter |5 pages

Classicalism and Cognitive Architecture

ByTim van Gelder, Lars Niklasson

chapter |6 pages

Belief Modelling, Intentionality and Perlocution in Metaphor Comprehension

ByTony Veale, Mark T. Keane

chapter |6 pages

Goal Specificity in Hypothesis Testing and Problem Solving

ByRegina Vollmeyer, Keith J. Holyoak, Bruce D. Burns

chapter |6 pages

Computing Goal Locations from Place Codes

ByHank S. Wan, David S. Touretzky, A. David Redish

chapter |6 pages

Verb Inflections in German Child Language: A Connectionist Account

ByGert Westermann, Risto Miikkulainen

chapter |6 pages

Analogical Transfer Through Comprehension and Priming

ByCharles M. Wharton, Trent E. Lange

chapter |6 pages

Explaining Serendipitous Recognition in Design

ByLinda M. Wills, Janet L. Kolodner

chapter |6 pages

Towards a Principled Representation of Discourse Plans

ByR. Michael Young, Johanna D. Moore, Martha E. Pollack

chapter |6 pages

The Representation of Relational Information

ByJiajie Zhang, Donald A. Norman

part |1 pages

Invited Presentations

chapter |4 pages

Observations from Studying Cognitive Systems in Context

ByDavid D. Woods

chapter |1 pages

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words—But That’s the Problem

ByLila Gleitman

chapter |1 pages

The Role of Existing Knowledge in Generalization

ByMichael J. Pazzani

chapter |5 pages


Cognitive Science Meets Cognitive Engineering
ByRichard Catrambone, Susan T. Dumais, Bonnie E. John, Peter Pirolli, Jay Elkerton, Michael G. Shafto, Susan T. Dumais, Jay Elkerton, Michael G. Shafto, Roger W. Remington, Jay W. Trimble

chapter |1 pages

What Animal Cognition Tells Us About Human Cognition

ByAnthony G. Francis, Duane M. Rumbaugh, Mike Tomasello

chapter |5 pages

Learning New Features of Representation

ByRobert Goldstone, Philippe Schyns, Douglas L. Medin, Jean-Pierre Thibaut, Mike Mozer, Bob French, Philippe Schyns

chapter |1 pages

The Role of Cases in Learning

ByTimothy Koschmann, Allan Collins, Gary Klein, Keith Holyoak, Janet Kolodner

chapter |5 pages

Visual Reasoning in Discovery, Instruction and Problem Solving

ByN. Hari Narayanan, Nancy J. Nersessian, Rogers Hall, Mary Hegarty, N. Hari Narayanan

chapter |5 pages

Scientific Creativity: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

ByNancy J. Nersessian, Kevin Dunbar, Ryan D. Tweney, Maria F. Ippolito, Nancy J. Nersessian, John Clement, Randolph M. Jones

chapter |3 pages

Symposium on Collaborative Knowledge

ByPaul Thagard, Kevin Dunbar, Edwin Hutchins, Brian Hazlehurst, Gary M. Olson, Paul Thagard