Animal Cognition: Proceedings of the Harry Frank Guggenheim Conference, June 2-4, 1982

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the literatures of machine pattern recognition ( Rosenfeld & Pfaltz, 1966) and human decision making ( Dawes, 1979). Thus, cognitive tasks as diverse as digital picture processing and medical diagnosis seem to require rules for the integration of information from independent sequential decisions. Pigeon cognition, too, appears to use the logic of sequential decision making.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
This research was supported by Grant No. A01382 from the Natural Science and Engineering Council of Canada. Rainer von Konigslow is a Senior Consultant at AES Data, Ltd., Montreal, Quebec. We thank Gordon Bower, Susan Brown, and Kathy Martin for their thoughtful criticism of earlier versions of this chapter.
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