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CARA: A Cultural-Reasoning Architecture

CARA: A Cultural-Reasoning Architecture


The Cognitive Architecture for Reasoning about Adversaries supports methods to gather data about different cultural groups and learn the intensity of those groups' opinions on various topics. It also lets users build and extract models of those groups' behavior and continuously refine those models through shared multiperson learning experiences. Researchers have applied the architecture to develop cultural-reasoning applications for example, a game that teaches soldiers about cultural norms in an Afghan village.

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Subrahmanian, VS, and M. Albanese, A. Martinez, D. Nau, D. Reforgiato, G. Simari, A. Sliva, O. Udrea, J. Wilkenfeld. 2007. "CARA: A Cultural-Reasoning Architecture." IEEE Intelligent Systems (March): 12-15. http://csdl2.computer.org/persagen/DLAbsToc.jsp?resourcePath=/dl/mags/ex...

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Jonathan Wilkenfeld
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