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Appl. Sci. 2017, 7(11), 1161;

An Heuristic Framework for Non-Conscious Reasoning

Center for Applied Sciences and Technology, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City 04510, Mexico
Center for Complexity Sciences, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City 04510, Mexico
Received: 12 October 2017 / Revised: 6 November 2017 / Accepted: 7 November 2017 / Published: 12 November 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sub- and Unconscious Information Processing in the Human Brain)
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Human non-conscious reasoning is one of the most successful procedures evolved for the purposes of solving everyday problems in an efficient way. This is why the field of artificial intelligence should analyze, formalize and emulate the multiple ways of non-conscious reasoning with the purpose of applying them in human problem solving tasks, like medical diagnostics and treatments, educational diagnostics and intervention, organizational and political decision making, artificial intelligence knowledge based systems and neurocomputers, automatic control systems and similar devices for aiding people in the problem-solving process. In this paper, a heuristic framework for those non-conscious ways of reasoning is presented based on neurocognitive representations, heuristics, and fuzzy sets. View Full-Text
Keywords: non-conscious reasoning; heuristics; fuzzy logic; approximate reasoning non-conscious reasoning; heuristics; fuzzy logic; approximate reasoning
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Lara-Rosano, F. An Heuristic Framework for Non-Conscious Reasoning. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 1161.

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