Tracking Model

[from Gary Cziko 930506.0306 UTC]

Bill Powers (930505.1400 MDT) said:

After the book came out I developed
the basic model for the tracking task (odd how hard it was,
considering how simple the result is).

I find this surprising. I thought you had included the tracking model in
the book (I can't check now since Tom Anastasio still has my copy). But
even if you didn't, you certainly had the basic model developed. What was
the difficulty of applying this to the tracking task? If you can tell us
what you had problems with, maybe this will give us a better understanding
of why others have such a hard time understanding how control system models
can be applied to behavior.--Gary


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