TY - GEN ID - cogprints545 UR - http://cogprints.org/545/ A1 - Stein, Lynn Andrea Y1 - 1999/08// N2 - This paper explores the role of the traditional computational metaphor in our thinking as computer scientists, its influence on epistemological styles, and its implications for our understanding of cognition. It proposes to replace the conventional metaphor--a sequence of steps--with the notion of a community of interacting entities, and examines the ramifications of such a shift on these various ways in which we think. KW - cognition KW - computer science KW - computer science education KW - cognitive robotics KW - interactive computation KW - human-computer interaction KW - bricolage KW - software engineering KW - sequential computation KW - concurrent computation KW - softwaredesign KW - sociology of science TI - Challenging the Computational Metaphor: Implications for How We Think SP - 1 AV - public EP - 35 ER -