Why Is Douglas Hofstadter Influential? (Suggest an Edit or Addition) According to , Wikipedia Douglas Richard Hofstadter is an American scholar of cognitive science, physics, and comparative literature whose research includes concepts such as the sense of self in relation to the external world, consciousness, analogy-making, artistic creation, literary translation, and discovery in mathematics and physics. His 1979 book Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid won both the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction and a National Book Award for Science. His 2007 book I Am a Strange Loop won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology. (See a Problem?) Douglas Hofstadter's Published Works
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1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 0 250 500 750 1000 1250 1500 1750 2000 2250 2500 Published Papers (2134) Energy levels and wave functions of Bloch electrons in rational and irrational magnetic fields (1976) (2078) Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (1979) (548) Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern (1985) Surfaces and Essences: Analogy as the Fuel and Fire of Thinking (2013) (426) Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies (1995) (391) The Copycat project: a model of mental fluidity and analogy-making (1995) (378) (349) Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought, Douglas Hofstadter. 1994. Basic Books, New York, NY. 512 pages. ISBN: 0-465-05154-5. $30.00 (1995) (327) High-level perception, representation, and analogy: a critique of artificial intelligence methodology (1992) (207) Gödel, Escher, Bach (1979) (156) The Mind's I (1982) The Copycat Project: An Experiment in Nondeterminism and Creative Analogies (1984) (152) (116) The Mind's I Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul /Composed and Arranged by Douglas R. Hofstadter and Daniel C. Dennett. --. -- (1981) (111) The emergence of understanding in a computer model of concepts analogy-making (1990) (108) Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid@@@Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (1980) (61) Le Ton Beau de Marot: In Praise of the Music of Language. (1998) Letter spirit (part two): modeling creativity in a visual domain (2001) (37) The architecture of Jumbo (1995) (31) Perception And Creation Of Diverse Alphabetic Styles (1993) (28) (26) A Review of Mental Leaps: Analogy in Creative Thought (1995) (25) Common sense and conceptual halos (1988) Letter Spirit: esthetic perception and creative play in the rich microcosm of the Roman alphabet (1995) (21) (20) How Could a Copycat Ever be Creative (1994) Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: A Theory and its Computer Implementation (1987) (20) On seeing A's and seeing As (1995) (20) Letter Spirit: an Emergent Model of the Perception and Creation of Alphabetic Style (1993) (19) (18) The parallel terraced scan: an optimization for an agent-oriented architecture (1997) (16) Reductionism and religion (1980) (16) The art of tinkering (2016) (16) A logic of categorization (2002) Metamagical Themas. Virus-like sentences and self-replicating structures (1983) (16) Synopsis of the workshop on humor and cognition (2013) (16) (15) Who Invented the Computer?: The Legal Battle That Changed Computing History (2002) (14) Popular Culture and the Threat to Rational Inquiry (1998) (14) The Metacat Project: A Self-Watching Model of Analogy-Making (1997) (14) Popular Culture and the Threat to Rational Inquiry (1998) Perspectives on Copycat: comparisons with recent work (1995) (13) Beyond Copycat: Incorporating Self-Watching into a Computer Model of High-Level Perception and Analogy-Making (2005) (12) (9) Thinking about thought (1991) A co eehouse conversation on the Turing test (1981) (7) Shakespeare's Plays Weren't Written by Him, but by Someone Else of the Same Name an Essay on Intensionality and Frame-Based Knowledge Representation Systems (1982) (7) Number Numbness, or Why Innumeracy May Be Just as Dangerous as Illiteracy. (1982) (6) (6) Analogies and Metaphors to Explain Godel's Theorem (1982) Seqsee: a concept-centered architecture for sequence perception (2010) (5) A User ’ s Guide to an Early Warning System of Macroeconomic Vulnerability for LAC Countries (5) (4) Who shoves whom around inside the careenium? or what is the meaning of the word “I”? (1982) Letter Spirit: A Model of Visual Creativity (2004) (4) The forgotten fuel of our minds (2013) (3) To seek whence cometh a sequence (1995) (3) (3) Letter Spirit: An Architecture for Creativity in an Microdomain (1993) Twisting knobs and connecting things: Rethinking Technology & Creativity in the 21st Century (2014) (3) A NON-DETERMINISTIC APPROACH TO ANALOGY , INVOLVING THE ISING MODEL OF FERROMAGNETISM (3) (3) A computer model of context-dependent perception in a very simple world (2017) (2) Essay in the Style of Douglas Hofstadter (2009) Tabletop, BattleOp, Ob-Platte, Potelbat, Belpatto, Platobet (1995) (2) (2) Review: Aaron Sloman, The computer revolution in philosophy: Philosophy, science and models of mind (1980) Musicat: A model of music perception and expectation (2009) (2) Speechstuff and Thoughtstuff : Musings on the Resonances Created by Words and Phrases via the Subliminal Perception of their Buried Parts (2) (2) A nose for depth: Gregory Wannier's style in physics (1984) Ai dreams and discourse: science and engineering in tension (2003) (2) (2) The talent so fundamental that it is fuel to our minds (2013) (1) Analogy-making: Fallible, Inevitable, Indispensable (2020) (1) Writing about Science (1981) (1) Mystery, Classicism, Elegance: an Endless Chase After Magic (2003) (1) Dull Rigid Human meets Ace Mechanical Translator (2016) The energy levels of Bloch electrons in a magnetic field (1975) (1) (1) The Berry phase and the quantum Hall effect (2016) Semantics in C Major (1997) (1) (0) A Neuroscientist Takes us Inside: Finding Who We Are in the Mental Loop (2007) Is the Psychic Brain Replaceable (2006) (0) Quantization of Sinusoidal Parameters of Audio and Speech (0) (0) The butterfly in the laboratory (2016) Perception of Direction and its Influence on Geometric Discoveries (2008) (0) (0) A quantum-mechanical marriage and its unruly child (2016) (0) The fractal family (2016) Bumping into the Butterfly, When I Was But a Bud (2017) (0) (0) Hofstadter's Reply to Smoliar (1981) (0) A day in the life of ... Douglas Hofstadter (2003) (0) Three Books and One Story: Making Connections to Learning@@@Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies@@@The Engine of Reason, the Seat of the Soul: A Philosophical Journey into the Brain@@@Galatea 2.2 (1997) Variations on the Theme of Musical Similarity (2002) (0) (0) The butterfly gallery: Variations on a theme of Philip G Harper (2016) The Paradox of Epimenides Discussion Remarks on Tutorial D A remark on The Third Manifesto References (2006) (0) (0) The kiss precise and precise quantization (2016) (0) The Apollonianbutterfly connection ( ABC ) (2016) Prolegomena to any future Metacat (1995) (0) Aberdeen, Fairmont and Lakota Campus New Library Materials List June 2011 REFERENCE (2011) (0) Essay in the Style of Douglas Hofstadter EWI Explanatory Note (2009) (0) Letter from Douglas Hofstadter to Paul Berg and Maxine Singer (1990) (0) The Achilles symbol and the Tortoise symbol encounter each other inside the author's cranium. (1982) (0) A Triangular Adventure (2013) (0) (0) A computational model of scientific discovery in a very simple world, aiming at psychological realism (2019) The collected scientific papers of Robert Hofstadter (2000) (0) (0) Poetic math and science (2016) The suprising prowess of an automated music composer (2001) (0) (0) A different kind of quantization: The quantum Hall effect (2016) (0) 1980 AWARD: ABOUT THE CONCEPT OF NEW FORMAL SYSTEMS (1995) SPATIAL PROCESSES IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR CONSERVATION (2015) (0) The emergent personality of Tabletop, a perception-based model of analogy-making (1995) (0) (0) The quantum world (2016) How Analogy Drives Physics (2004) (0) (0) SPEECHSTUFF AND THOUGHTSTUFF (1995) (0) Quasiperiodic patterns and the butterfly (2016) Can a machine ever become self-aware ? Does consciousness depend on the material neurons are made of or can humans use hardware to replicate it ? (2001) (0) The Singularity is the technological creation of smarter-than-human intelligence. Several technologies are often mentioned as heading in this direction: Artificial Intelligence, direct brain-computer interfaces, biological augmentation of the brain, genetic engineering, and ultra-high-resolution sca (2007) (0) (0) Topology and topological invariants: Preamble to the topological aspects of the quantum Hall effect (2016) Emergent Letter Perception � Implementing the Role Hypothesis (2004) (0) (0) Geometry, number theory, and the butterfly: Friendly numbers and kissing circles (2016) ADVANCED MANUFACTURING Robotic Construction Platform Creates Large Buildings on Demand (0) More Papers
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