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Companion Cognitive Systems: Design Goals and Lessons Learned So Far
July/August 2009 (vol. 24 no. 4)
pp. 36-46
Kenneth D. Forbus, Northwestern University
Matthew Klenk, US Naval Research Laboratory
Thomas Hinrichs, Northwestern University
The Companion cognitive architecture supports experiments in achieving human-level intelligence. This article describes seven key design goals of Companions, relating them to properties of human reasoning and learning, and to engineering concerns raised by attempting to build large-scale cognitive systems. We summarize our experiences with Companions in two domains: test taking and game playing.

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Index Terms:
Analogy, Cognitive Architecture, cognitive modeling, learning, game-playing
Kenneth D. Forbus, Matthew Klenk, Thomas Hinrichs, "Companion Cognitive Systems: Design Goals and Lessons Learned So Far," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 36-46, July-Aug. 2009, doi:10.1109/MIS.2009.71
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