Situated Action

It is a mistake to try to represent everything in the world and rely too much on reasoning.

An alternative is to use the world as its own best representation and simulation, and rely on perception.

Rules, of the form:

   In situation x, do y.
seem to be good models of how many organisms, including humans, work.

The Expert System view is to base intelligence on large amounts of shallow knowledge rather than on sophisticated inference.

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