Type
Article
Title
The Hume Machine: can associations networks do more than formal rules?
In
Stanford humanities review
Author(s)
TEIL Geneviéve - Sciences pour l'Action et le Développement : Activités, Produits, Territoires (Author)
LATOUR Bruno - (Author)
Editor
US : Stanford University Press
Volume
4
Number
2
Pages
47 - 66 p.
ISSN
10483721
Abstract
EN
By pushing to its extreme conclusions recent accounts of formal reasoning in context, this article claims that a machine that cumulates enough context - in the highly reduced forms of co-occurences of words- is able to capture the solidity of most micro-theories; emergent properties are studied of what is a prototype for a work station allowing social science students to treat full texts in a "quali-quantitative" manner.

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