Peter Kugel: Publications


"Minds may be computers but...", RPI Issues in Cognitive Science., 2010

"Uncomputers", Future Trends in Hypercomputation, Sheffeld (UK), 11-13 September 2006

"It’s Time to Think Outside the Computational Box", Communications of the ACM, 2005:48:13.

"The Chinese Room is a Trick", Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 2004, 27:1.

"Toward a Theory of Intelligence", Theoretical Computer Science, 2004, 317:1-3.

"If Intelligence Is Uncomputable, Then...", Paper presented at the Special Session on 'Beyond the Classical Boundaries of Computability', 987th Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, May 3-4, 2003.

"Computers Can't Be Intelligent (...and Turing Said So)",  Minds and Machines, 2002, 12:4.

“Fertilize But Stay Out of the Garden”, Assessment Update, 1998, 10:1.

“Implicit Memory from a Computer-Science Point of View”, Behavioral and Brain Sciences1996, 19:3.

“Professors and Tomato Plants” The Carroll Research Report, Fall, 1994.
"The Class Committee and Other Recipes for Gourmet Teaching (with Jeffrey Cohen), College Teaching, 42:3, Summer 1994.

How Professors Develop as Teachers", Studies in Higher Education, Volume 18, no. 3, Fall, 1993.

“Beyond Computational Musicology", in Understanding Music with AI, MIT Press, 1992.

"Myhill's Thesis: There's more than computing in musical thinking", Computer Music Journal, Vol. 14, No. 1, 1990.

"A Little Coffee to the Rescue", The New York Times (Education Life Section), January 8, 1989, (Reprinted as a Harvard Business School case.  Also in Barnes, Christensen, Hansen Teaching and the Case Method, Third Edition, 1994, and in Breaking Into Print, Long Ridge Writer's Group, 1989.)

"Improving Learning Without Improving Teaching," Computer Education Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1989.
"Artificial Intelligence, British Style," Wheels for the Mind, Vol.15, No. 1, 1989.

Why Johnny Can't Think", The New York Times (Op Ed Page), October 24, 1988.  (Reprinted in various other newspapers.)

"How Long Will Computers Stay 'Dumb'?", MIS Quarterly, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1988.

"When is a Computer Not a Computer?", Cognition, Vol. 23, 1986.

"Thinking May Be More Than Computing"Cognition, Vol. 22, 1986.

 "Learning to Learn by Learning to Play" (with Mark Strowbridge), Creative Computing, Vol. 9, No. 4, April 1983.

"Making Computers Smarter", OnComputing, Vol. 2, No. 4, Spring, 1981.

"Artificial Intelligence and Visual Art"
, Leonardo, Vol. XIV, No. 2, Spring, 1981.

"Learning from Examples: Theory", SIGART Newsletter, No. 76, April 1981.

The Controversy Goes On - Can Computers Think?", "Part I: Background",   Creative Computing, Vol. 5,No. 8, "Part II: What is Thinking?", Vol. 5, No. 9, "Part III: Implementation", Vol. 5, No 10.   ( Reprinted in The Journal of Computers in Mathematics and  Science Teaching : "Part I: Background", Vol. IV, No. 2, Winter 1984-5.  "Part II: What is Thinking?",  Vol. IV, No. 3, Spring, 85. "Part III: Implementation", Vol. IV, No. 4, Summer, 1985.)

"Catalog Information and Text as Indicators of Relevance" (with Richard Marcus and Alan R. Benenfeld), Journal of the American Society for Information Science, Vol. 29, No. 1, 1978.

"Induction, Pure and Simple", Information and Control, Vol. 35, No. 4, 1977.

 "Nothing Worth Learning Can Be Taught", Inscape: Studies Presented to Charles F. Donovan, S.J., Boston College, 1977.   (Reprinted in  Improving College and University Teaching, Vol. 27,  No. 1,1979.)
"Digital to Analog Conversion (A Speculation)", SIGACT News, Vol. 8, No. 2, 1976.

"What Can a Computer Learn from Examples?", SIGART Newsletter, No. 57, 1976.

"On Uninteresting Theorems", SIGACT News, Jan-Mar, 1976.

"A Theorem About Automatic Programming", SIGART Newsletter, No. 51, 1975.

"How To Make Abstract Ideas More Concrete", SIGCSE Bulletin , No. 1, Vol. 7, 1975.

Poems, SIGACT News, 1965.   (Partially reprinted in Anton Nijholt, Deterministic Top-Down and Bottom-Up Parsing, Mathematics Centrum, 1983.)

"If Technology is the Answer, What is the Question?", in Changing Patterns in Information Retrieval, Carol Fenichel, Ed., ASIS, 1974.

"Dirty Boole?", Journal of the American Society  for Information Science , Vol. 22, No. 4,  1971.

"The User Interface for the Intrex Retrieval System" (with Richard S. Marcus, Alan R. Benenfeld), Interactive Bibliographic Search: The User/Computer Interface, AFIPS, 1971.

"An Experimental Computer-Stored Augmented Catalog of Professional Literature" (with Richard S. Marcus, Robert L. Kusik), AFIPS Conference Proceedings, Vol. 34, 1969.
"Contemplative Computers", Artificial Intelligence, AIEE, 1965.
"Neemies", Mathematics Magazine, Vol. 36, No. 1, 1963.

"The Computer in the Bathtub", Computers and Automation, August, 1963.

"Computers and Political Strategy", Computers and Automation, May, 1962.

"Air Traffic Control Systems", Computers and Automation, November, 1961.

Educational Games

"Bugs and Looops - The Computer Game" (with J. Kugel), Creative Specialties, 1970.

"Queries 'n Theories - The Game of Science and Language" (with L. Allen and J. Ross), WFF 'N PROOF Publishers, 1969.

"On Sets - The Game of Set Theory", (with L. Allen and M. Owens), WFF 'N PROOF Publishers, 1965.