Research and Development


Phoster Corporation

The Phoster Corporation educates, equips and empowers individuals, organizations and communities.

Adam Sobieski

Adam Sobieski is an artificial intelligence researcher, developer and entrepreneur.

His research interests include: argumentation, artificial intelligence, cognitive linguistics, cognitive science, computational linguistics, creativity, developmental psychology, education, educational psychology, ethics, imagination, interpretation, linguistics, mathematics, narrative, play, psychology, reading, simulation, social psychology and writing.

The Advancement of Artificial Intelligence

The Phoster Corporation advances the theory and practice of artificial intelligence.

The Advancement of Artificial Mental Simulation and Artificial Imagination

The Phoster Corporation advances the theory and practice of artificial mental simulation and artificial imagination. Artificial mental simulation and artificial imagination are biologically-inspired, cognition-based, design and engineering approaches to computational modeling and simulation and to computer-aided and automated design and engineering.

The Advancement of Education

The Phoster Corporation advances the theory and practice of education and education technology. We advance and expand the capabilities of intelligent tutoring systems.

The Advancement of Democracy

The Phoster Corporation advances democracy. We encourage the advancement of public school and university social studies curricula to better prepare students for more participatory democracy in the years and decades ahead.

The Advancement of Economics

The Phoster Corporation advances economics and computational economics. We advance the capabilities of the technology supporting economists and economics researchers.

The Advancement of Computational Ethics

The Phoster Corporation advances computational ethics. Computational ethics is the part of the ethics of artificial intelligence concerned with moral psychology, moral reasoning, decision-making and behavior.

Computational ethics topics include moral reasoning in the contexts of academia, science, industry and government. Applications of computational ethics include computer-aided and computer-automated moral reasoning, legal informatics systems, systems which people can debate with, intelligent tutoring systems for philosophy and law education, enhanced automated planning and scheduling components and decision-support systems.

The Advancement of Argumentation

The Phoster Corporation advances argumentation theory and technology.

The Advancement of Nutritional and Biomedical Science

The Phoster Corporation advances nutritional science, biomedical science, digital microscopy and biological modeling and simulation.