Summary Notes


  1. Defining the Problem
  2. A Heuristic
  3. What's the Problem?
  4. Right Problem Definition, BUT Wrong Solution

Defining the Problem top

"The mere formulation of a problem is far more often essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and makres real advances in science."

~Albert Einstein

A Heuristic top

The goal of this text is to structure the process of defining and solving problems in a way that will be useful in everyday life. To achieve this, a problem solving heuristic will be used to systematically guide us through the solution process and generate alternate solution pathways.

What's the Problem? top

Right Problem Definition, BUT Wrong Solution top