The scientist as problem solver

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Abstract

the processes of discovery are just applications of the processes of problem solving / heuristic search in a number of problem spaces: the spaces of theories and experiments / spaces of problems, of phenomena, of representations, of instruments, and others I [the author] use this opportunity to think aloud . . . about some of my own scientific work, and to see whether it, too, fits the problem-solving mold ({PsycINFO} Database Record (c) 2012 {APA}, all rights reserved)

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  • Design science
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Research methods

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  • Herbert Alexander Simon

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