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Formalizing common sense : papers

Author: John McCarthy; Vladimir Lifschitz
Publisher: Norwood, N.J. : Ablex Pub. Corp., ©1990.
Series: Ablex series in artificial intelligence.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of papers written by John McCarthy on artificial intelligence. The papers range from informal surveys written for a general audience to technical discussions of research problems  Read more...

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McCarthy, John, 1927-
Formalizing common sense.
Norwood, N.J. : Ablex Pub. Corp., ©1990
(OCoLC)645676535
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McCarthy; Vladimir Lifschitz
ISBN: 0893915351 9780893915353
OCLC Number: 20130182
Description: vi, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Title: Ablex series in artificial intelligence.
Responsibility: by John McCarthy ; edited by Vladimir Lifschitz.

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by dougedmunds (WorldCat user on 2008-06-18)

1. Understanding Common Sense: John McCarthy's Research in Artificial Intelligence, by Vladimir Lifschitz 2. Programs with Common Sense 3. Some Philosophical Problems from the Standpoint of Artificial Intelligence 4. Review of ``Artificial Intelligence: A General Survey'' 5. An Example for Natural Language Understanding and the AI Problems It Raises 6. Epistemological Problems of Artificial Intelligence 7. Ascribing Mental Qualities to Machines 8. First Order Theories of Individual Concepts and Propositions 9. Circumscription---A Form of Nonmonotonic Reasoning 10. Formalization of Two Puzzles Involving Knowledge 11. Coloring Maps and the Kowalski Doctrine 12. The Common Business Communication Language 13. The Little Thoughts of Thinking Machines 14. AI Needs More Emphasis on Basic Research 15. Some Expert Systems Need Common Sense 16. Applications of Circumscription to Formalizing Common Sense Knowledge 17. Generality in Artificial Intelligence 18. Mathematical Knowledge in Artificial Intelligence (this is from the Appendix to a review by Varol Akman, http://cogprints.org/481/)

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by dougedmunds (WorldCat user on 2008-06-18)

John McCarthy has made (most of) the papers contained in this book available on his website. http://www-formal.stanford.edu/jmc/

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