Volume 14 · Number 3 · Pages 288–290
Knowledge Pieces, Causality in Complex Systems, and Computational Methods for Knowledge Analysis

Yu Guo

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Open peer commentary on the article “Studying Conceptual Change in Classrooms: Using Association Rule Mining to Detect Changes in Students’ Explanations of the Effects of Urban Planning and Social Policy” by Arthur Hjorth & Uri Wilensky. Abstract: This commentary responds to Hjorth and Wilensky’s article by providing more literature and conversations on three themes: the piecemeal view of knowledge, the difficulties of identifying causality in complex systems, and some considerations on applying computational methods to knowledge analysis.


Guo Y. (2019) Knowledge pieces, causality in complex systems, and computational methods for knowledge analysis. Constructivist Foundations 14(3): 288–290. https://constructivist.info/14/3/288

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