U. of Nottingham Soar Web Site
Last revised 6/IV/99
Soar is a production system often used in writing artificial
intelligence (AI) programs, but it is also often used for cognitive
This page is a central pointer for the U. of Nottingham Soar web pages,
including our mirrors of the US archives.
Thre are several more Soar related things here:
- the Psychological Soar Tutorial
- The Soar Frequently asked questions (FAQ) (and answers)
This is mirrored at the U. of Michigan.
- The Soar Less FAQ
This is the less frequently asked questions, and is
not mirrored at the U. of Michigan.
- An exemplar model including general and specific
graphic displays. By Gordon Baxter and Frank Ritter, with some
contributions from Randy Jones and Karl Schwamb.
Able-Soar, III, the code for Soar 7.0.2.
Able-Soar, III, the code for Soar 7.0.4, and slightly improved.
Able-Soar, III, all the versions, including recent updates.
Able-Soar, III, the tech report
A revised and extended version is available as Ritter, F. E., Jones,
R. M., & Baxter, G. D. (1999).
Reusable models and graphical
interfaces: Realising the potential of a unified theory of
cognition. In U. Schmid, J. Krems, & F. Wysotzki (Eds.), Mind
modeling -- A cognitive science approach to reasoning, learning and
discovery. 83-109. Lengerich: Pabst Scientific Publishing.
(The book is interesting too).
- A really, very, small, illustrative
example of using Able.
The Tcl/Tk Soar Interface (various versions)
Student projects that are useful and reusable (at least 5 included
here). Including (1) Models of the tower of hanoi, (2) Preliminary
model of the prisoner's dilemma and graphic displays, (3) Extensions
to analogy (that could and should be folded back in en masse), (4)
Work with EPAM and automatic modelling, and (5) noun number learning.
Other, miscellaneous papers, including notes on using Tcl/Tk,
Rieman's intro to Soar, and an explanation of the NN PSCM.
- How this mirror was set up.
Go to the password protected Able paper (requires password)
If you have any questions, please email me --
Frank Ritter, 10 August 1998.
Frank E. Ritter
University of Nottingham
Nottingham NG7 2RD
This was http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pub/soar/soar-web-page.html