This volume features the complete text of all regular papers, posters, and summaries of symposia presented at the 14th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.
Contents: Planning. C. Webster, Why Intelligent Systems Should Get Depressed Occasionally and Appropriately. M. Freed, B. Krulwich, L. Birnbaum, G. Collins, Reasoning About Performance Intentions. T. Converse, K. Hammond, Preconditions and Appropriateness Conditions. P. Goldweic, K. Hammond, Multi-Agent Interactions: A Vocabulary of Engagement. K. Hammond, C. Seifert, A Vocabulary for Indexing Plan Interactions and Repairs. Connectionist Models. V. Ajjanagadde, Dynamic Construction of Mental Models in Connectionist Networks. R. Stark, Learning Relations in an Interactive Architecture. E. Melz, Developing Microfeatures by Analogy. G. Oden, Direct, Incremental Learning of Fuzzy Propositions. J. Murre, The Effects of Patter Presentation on Interference in Backpropagation Networks. Development. J. Pinto, J. Shrager, B. Bertenthal, Developmental Changes in Infants' Perceptual Processing of Biomechanical Motions. T. Simon, D. Klahr, A. Newell, The Role of Measurement in the Construction of Conservation Knowledge. W. Schmidt, T. Shultz, An Investigation of Balance Scale Success. Psycholinguistics. E. Servan-Schreiber, Chunking Processes and Context Effects in Letter Perception. W. Marslen-Wilson, L. Tyler, R. Waksler, L. Older, Abstractness and Transparency in the Mental Lexicon. S. Rice, Polysemy and Lexical Representation: The Case of Three English Prepositions. H. Liu, E. Bates, P. Li, Grammaticality Judgment in Chinese- English Bilinguals: A Gating Experiment. C. Harris, Understanding English Past-Tense Formation: The Share Meaning Hypothesis. Imagery and Visual Reasoning. T. McDougal, K. Hammond, A Recognition Model of Geometry Theorem-Proving. J. Glasgow, D. Conklin, Simulating Theories of Mental Imagery. D. Stucki, J. Pollack, Fractal (Reconstructive Analogue) Memory. P. Slezak, When Can Visual Images Be Re-Interpreted? Nonchronometric Tests of Pictorialism. V. Goel, "Ill-structured Representations" for Ill-Structured Problems. Memory. J. McAuley, S. Anderson, R. Port, Sensory Discrimination in a Short-Term Trace Memory. D. Bairaktaris, K. Stenning, A Speech Based Connectionist Model of Human Short Term Memory. D. Huber, H. Ziemer, R. Shiffrin, K. Marinelli, Does Memory Activation Grow With List Strength and/or Length? R. Pohl, Misinformed and Biased: Genuine Memory Distortions or Artifactual Phenomena? L. Shastri, Neurally Motivated Constraints on the Working Memory Capacity of a Production System for Parallel Processing: Implications of a Connectionist Model Based on Temporal Synchrony. Scientific Discovery. C. Chinn, W. Brewer, Psychological Responsed to Anomalous Data. P. Cheng, Modeling Inductive and Deductive DiscoveryStrategies in Galilean Kinematics. C. Schunn, K. Klahr, Complexity Management in a Discovery Task. E. Freedman, Scientific Induction: Individual Versus Group Processes and Multiple Hypotheses. J. Orasanu, U. Fischer, Team Cognition in the Cockpit: Linguistic Control of Shared Problem Solving. Discourse. J. Holbrook, K. Eiselt, K. Mahesh, A Unified Process Model of Syntactic and Semantic Error Recovery in Sentence Understanding. I. ZukermanWhat You Infer Might Hurt You--A Guiding Principle for a Discourse Planner. J. Reeves, Theme Construction From Belief Conflict and Resolution. E. Jones, Communicating Abstract Advice: The Role of Stories. Learning and Reactivity. D. Thau, Primacy Effects and Selective Attention in Incremental Clustering. D. Kirsh, P. Maglio, Some Epistemic Benefits of Action: Tetris, A Case Study. L. Pryor, G. Collins, Reference Features as Guides to Reasoning About Opportunities. P. Angeline, J. Pollack, The Evolutionary Induction of Subroutines. B. Krulwich, L. Birnbaum, G. Collins, Learning Several Lessons From One Experience. Connectionist Models of Language I. D. Touretzky, X. Wang, Energy Minimization and Directionality in Phonological Theories. P. Gupta, B. MacWhinney, Integrating Category Acquisition With Inflectional Marking: A Model of the German Nominal System. K. Daugherty, M. Seidenberg, Rules or Connections? The Past Tense Revisited. M. Hare, J. Elman, A Connectionist Account of English Inflectional Morphology: Evidence From Language Change. M. St. John, Learning Language in the Service of a Task. Vision. N. Lightfoot, R. Shiffrin, On the Unitization of Novel, Complex Visual Stimuli. M. Mozer, R. Zemel, M. Behrmann, Discovering and Using Perceptual Grouping Principles in Visual Information Processing. M. Albert, The Role of Genericity in the Perception of Illusory Contours. G. Bingham,Perceiving the Size of Tree Via Their Form. R. Nicolson, A. Fawcett, Towards the Origins of Dyslexia. Case-Based Reasoning. E. Shafto, R. Bareiss, L. Birnbaum, A Memory Architecture for Case-Based Argumentation. D. Leake, Constructive Similarity Assessment: Using Stored Cases to Define New Situations. E. Stroulia, A. Goel, Generic Teleological Mechanisms and Their Use in Case Adaptation. D. Skalak, Representing Cases as Knowledge Sources That Apply Local Similarity Metrics. R. Zito-Wolf, R. Alterman, Multicases: A Case-Based Representation for Procedural Knowledge. Similarity and Categories. R. Goldstone, Locally-to-Globally Consistent Processing in Similarity. H. Suzuki, H. Ohnishi, K. Shigemasu,Goal-Directed Processed in Similarity Judgement. K. McRae, Correlated Properties in Artifact and Natural Kind Concepts. S. Sloman, E. Wisniewski, Extending the Domain of a Feature- Based Model of Property Induction. E. Heit, L. Barsalou, An Instantiation Model of Category Typicality and Instability. Cognitive Neuroscience. S. Small, G. Fromm, Inhibition and Brain Computation. D. Plaut, Relearning After Damage in Connectionist Networks: Implications for Patient Rehabilitation. T. Harley, S. MacAndrew, Modelling Paraphasias in Normal and Aphasic Speech. D. Corina, M. Kritchevsky, U. Bellugi, Linguistic Permeability of Unilateral Neglect: Evidence From American Sign Language. M. Gluck, C. Myers, Hippocampal-System Function in Stimulus Representation and Generalization: A Computational Theory. Connectionist Models of Language II. M. Gasser, Learning Distributed Representations for Syllables. N. Chater, P. Conkey, Finding Linguistic Structure With Recurrent Neural Networks. R. Shillcock, G. Lindsey, J. Levy, N. Chater, A Phonologically Motivated Input Representation for the Modelling of Auditory Word Perception in Continuous Speech. J. Weckerly, J. Elman, A PDP Approach to Processing Center- Embedded Sentences. A. Maskara, A. Noetzel, Forced Simple Recurrent Neural Networks and Grammatical Inference. Event Perception. J. Avrahami, Y. Kareev, Decomposition of Temporal Sequences. A. Kersten, D. Billman, The Role of Correlational Structure in Learning Event Categories. C. Hanson, S. Hanson, Development of Schemata During Event Parsing: Neisser's Perceptual Cycle as a Recurrent Connectionist Network. Expertise, Choice, and Problem Solving. C. Ashworth, Skill as the Fit Between Performer Resources and Task Demands: A Perspective From Software Use and Learning. L. Novick, N. Cot, The Nature of Expertise in Anagram Solution. K. Smith, P. Johnson, Allocation of Effort to Risky Decisions. T. Shultz, M. Lepper, A Constraint Satisfaction Model of Cognitive Dissonance Phenomena. Q. Wu, J. Anderson, A Rational Theory of Cognitive Strategy Selection and Change. Sentence Comprehension. S. Ro