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San Francisco, California, 19 March ; d. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 19 Julycomputer science, artificial intelligence, cognitive psychology. Newell was a founder of artificial intelligence AI and a pioneer in the use of computer simulations in psychology.
In collaboration with J. Cliff Shaw and Herbert A.
Simon, Newell developed the first list-processing programming language as well as the earliest Newell write up programs for simulating human problem solving. Over a long and prolific career, he contributed to many techniques, such as protocol analysis and heuristic search, that are now part of psychology and computer science.
Colleagues remembered Newell for his deep commitment to science, his care for details, and his inexhaustible energy. Newell, a professor of radiology at Stanford Medical School. They got married four years later and had a son, Paul.
His father, Robert Newell, belonged to a team of scientists involved in the study of the Bikini Atoll nuclear tests. Robert asked that his son Allen be assigned to assist the team. This exciting endeavor turned Allen on to science. Back from the Navy, he reenrolled in Stanford University, where he majored in physics.
Still fascinated with radiation, he spent much of his college time working on x-ray microscopy as a research assistant.
As a freshman, Newell took a course in which George Polya, a distinguished mathematician, covered his book, How to Solve It Newell was so fascinated with Polya that he took many more courses with him.
Unlike algorithmic methods, which are always guaranteed to solve every solvable instance of a problem, heuristic methods may or may not lead to the best solution. But for many problems, algorithms are either unavailable or impractical. In such cases, heuristic methods are needed.
InNewell went from Stanford to Princeton, to pursue graduate studies in mathematics. As a research associate for Oskar Morgenstern, he worked on stochastic models of logistic problems and on game theory, which had recently been invented by Morgenstern with John von Neumann. But pure mathematics was not for Newell.
RAND was a recently founded think tank, devoted to research with military applications and funded mainly by the Air Force. He could also collaborate with the many talented scientists who worked at RAND as well as dozens of external consultants who visited every summer.
Kruskal, he co-authored two reports, in which they applied formal game-theoretic methods to organization theory. He spent six weeks in Washington, D. He also designed and conducted experiments on decision-making in small groups, experiments along the lines of those by Fred Bales, a Harvard social psychologist and RAND consultant.
Eventually, Newell joined an ambitious team of psychologists devoted to the experimental study of human organizational behavior. Besides Newell, the group consisted of William C. Biel, Robert Chapman, and John L.Newell ended up halting some shipments to the retailer because, Polk was quoted as saying: When those guys feel that foot-traffic pressure, they have to cover their margins and their earnings.
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