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Coyne, Richard D.
Design Reasoning Without Explanations
AI Magazine. 1990. vol. 11: pp. 72-80
This paper proposes 'connectionism' as an alternative to 'classical cognitivism' in understanding design. In the process the author considers the difficulties encountered within a particular view of the role of explanations and typologies. Connectionism provides an alternative model that does not depend on the articulation of explanations and typologies