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Soar means different things to different people, but it can basically be considered in three different ways:
- A theory of cognition. As such it provides the principles behind the implemented Soar system.
- A set of principles and constraints on (cognitive) processing. Thus, it provides a (cognitive) architectural
framework, within which you can construct cognitive models. In this view it can be considered as an
integrated architecture for knowledge-based problem solving, learning and interacting with external
- An AI programming language.
Current Version: 7.0.4 (7.1 soon)
License Type: Public Domain
Source Code Availability: Yes
Available Binary Packages:
- Debian Package: No
- RedHat RPM Package: No
- Other Packages: No
Unix (yes, there are Linux users running Soar), Mac and Windows versions under testing for version 7.1.
http://www.psychology.nottingham.ac.uk/staff/Frank.Ritter/soar-faq.html (Soar FAQ)
http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/soar/tutorial/index.html (Soar tutorial)
Mailing Lists/USENET News Groups:
firstname.lastname@example.org - General questions on getting,
installing and running Soar, or
requests to be added to mailing
email@example.com - General Soar user discussions
firstname.lastname@example.org - Bug/Enhancement reporting
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