Publications

    Intuitive Theories

  • E. Bonawitz, T.D. Ullman, A. Gopnik, J. B. Tenenbaum:
    Sticking to the evidence? A computational and behavioral case study of micro-theory change in the domain of magnetism (pdf) (bibtex)
    IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL)
    #children, #theory learning, #intuitive theories, #magnetism
    @article{E.Bonawitz:2012:e7f24,
    author = {E. Bonawitz and T.D. Ullman and A. Gopnik and J. B. Tenenbaum},
    journal = {IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL)},
    title = {Sticking to the evidence? A computational and behavioral case study of micro-theory change in the domain of magnetism},
    year = {2012},
    keywords = {children, theory learning, intuitive theories, magnetism},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://cocosci.berkeley.edu/Liz/BonawitzetalICDL12.pdf}
    }
  • T. D. Ullman, N. D. Goodman and J. B. Tenenbaum:
    Theory learning as stochastic search in the language of thought (pdf) (bibtex)
    Cognitive Development
    #children, #theory learning, #intuitive theories, #mcmc, #search
    @article{T.D.Ullman:2012:1b1b6,
    author = {T. D. Ullman and N. D. Goodman and J. B. Tenenbaum},
    journal = {Cognitive Development},
    title = { Theory learning as stochastic search in the language of thought},
    year = {2012},
    keywords = {children, theory learning, intuitive theories, mcmc, search},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://www.mit.edu/~tomeru/papers/tlss-final.pdf}
    }
  • T. D. Ullman, N. D. Goodman and J. B. Tenenbaum:
    Theory acquisition as stochastic search (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the Thirty-Second Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #theory learning, #intuitive theories, #development, #mcmc
    @article{T.D.Ullman:2010:08551,
    author = {T. D. Ullman and N. D. Goodman and J. B. Tenenbaum},
    journal = {Proceedings of the Thirty-Second Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Theory acquisition as stochastic search},
    year = {2010},
    keywords = {theory learning, intuitive theories, development, mcmc},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tomeru/www/papers/tlss2010.pdf}
    }
  • Tobias Gerstenberg, Joshua B. Tenenbaum:
    Intuitive Theories (pdf) (bibtex)
    Oxford Handbook of Causal Reasoning
    #intuitive theories, #causality, #counterfactuals, #intuitive physics, #intuitive psychology
    @article{TobiasGerstenberg:2017:9a988,
    author = {Tobias Gerstenberg and Joshua B. Tenenbaum},
    journal = {Oxford Handbook of Causal Reasoning},
    title = {Intuitive Theories},
    year = {2017},
    keywords = {intuitive theories, causality, counterfactuals, intuitive physics, intuitive psychology},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Intuitive%20Theories,%20Gerstenberg,%20Tenenbaum,%202017.pdf}
    }
  • Brenden M Lake, Tomer D Ullman, Joshua B Tenenbaum, Samuel J Gershman:
    Building Machines That Learn and Think Like People (web) (doi) (bibtex)
    Behavioral and Brain Sciences
    #artificial intelligence, #intuitive theories, #intuitive physics, #intuitive psychology, #compositionality, #learning to learn
    @article{BrendenMLake:2017:59b19,
    author = {Brenden M Lake and Tomer D Ullman and Joshua B Tenenbaum and Samuel J Gershman},
    journal = {Behavioral and Brain Sciences},
    title = {Building Machines That Learn and Think Like People},
    year = {2017},
    keywords = {artificial intelligence, intuitive theories, intuitive physics, intuitive psychology, compositionality, learning to learn},
    doi = {10.1017/S0140525X16001837},
    url = {https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/behavioral-and-brain-sciences/article/building-machines-that-learn-and-think-like-people/A9535B1D745A0377E16C590E14B94993}
    }

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