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- Wichert, A. Cogn Comput (2009) 1: 342. doi:10.1007/s12559-009-9027-6
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There is a relationship between perception through biological senses and simple problem-solving. According to the production system theory, we can define a geometrically based problem-solving model as a production system operating on vectors of fixed dimensions (Icons). Our goal is to form a sequence of associations, which lead to a desired state represented by a vector, from an initial state represented by a vector. We define a simple and universal heuristics function, which takes into account the relationship between the vector and the corresponding similarity of the represented object or state in the real world.