Herbert A. Simon

Herbert Alexander Simon (Juin 15, 1916 – Februar 9, 2001) wis an American poleetical scientist, economist, sociologist, psychologist, an computer scientist whase resairch ranged athort the fields o cognitive psychology, cognitive science, computer science, public admeenistration, economics, management, filosofie o science, sociology, an poleetical science, unifee'd bi studies o deceesion-makkin.[5]

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Herbert A. Simon
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BornHerbert Alexander Simon
15 Juin 1916(1916-06-15)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Unitit States
Died9 Februar 2001(2001-02-09) (aged 84)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvanie, Unitit States
NaitionalityUnitit States
Alma materUniversity o Chicago
Kent forLogic Theory Machine
General Problem Solver
Bounded raitionality
Hauf-marrae(s)Dorothea Isabel Pye[1] (1939-2001, his daith) (1913-2002)
ChilderKatherine, Peter, Barbara
AwairdsTuring Awaird (1975)
Nobel Prize in Economics (1978)
Naitional Medal o Science (1986)
Harold Pender Awaird (1987)
von Neumann Theory Prize (1988)
APA Awaird for Distinguished Scienteefic Contreibutions tae Psychology (1969)
APA Award for Lifetime Contributions to Psychology (1993)
ACM Fellow (1994)
IJCAI Awaird for Resairch Excellence (1995)
Scientific career
FieldsAirtifeecial Intelligence
Cognitive psychology
Computer science
Poleetical science
InstitutionsCarnegie Mellon University
University o Californie, Berkeley
Illinois Institute of Technology
Doctoral advisorHenry Schultz
Other academic advisorsRudolf Carnap
Nicholas Rashevsky
Harold Lasswell
Charles Merriam[2]
John R. Commons[3]
Doctoral studentsEdward Feigenbaum
Allen Newell
Richard Waldinger[4]
John Muth
William F. Pounds
InfluencesRichard T. Ely, John R. Commons, Henry George, Chester Barnard, Charles Merriam
InfluencedDaniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky, Gerd Gigerenzer, James March, Allen Newell, Philip E. Tetlock, Richard Thaler, John Muth, Oliver E. Williamson, Massimo Egidi, Vela Velupillai, Ha Joon Chang, William C. Wimsatt, Alok Bhargava


  1. "Dorothea Simon Obituary - Pittsburgh, PA - Post-Gazette.com". Post-Gazette.com. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
  2. Herbert Simon, "Autobiography", in Nobel Lectures, Economics 1969–1980, Editor Assar Lindbeck, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1992.
  3. Forest, Joelle , "John R. Commons and Herbert A. Simon on the Concept of Rationality", Journal of Economic Issues Vol. XXXV, 3 (2001), pp. 591–605
  4. "Herbert Alexander Simon". AI Genealogy Project. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-04-30. Retrieved 2012-03-15. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  5. Edward Feigenbaum (2001). "Herbert A. Simon, 1916-2001". sciencemag.org. Science. Retrieved 7 January 2015. Studies and models of decision-making are the themes that unify most of Simon's contributions.