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An introduction to artificial intelligence

Author: Janet Finlay; Alan Dix
Publisher: London : UCL Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers an accessible and comprehensive introduction to artificial intelligence. Featuring extensive worked examples and exercises, the text is suitable for modular undergraduate degrees or MSc  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Finlay; Alan Dix
ISBN: 1857283996 9781857283990
OCLC Number: 35594768
Description: x, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: KNOWLEDGE IN AIOverviewIntroductionRepresenting KnowledgeMetrics for Assessing Knowledge Representation SchemesLogic Representations Procedural RepresentationNetwork RepresentationsStructured RepresentationsGeneral KnowledgeThe Frame ProblemKnowledge ElicitationSummaryExercisesRecommended Further ReadingREASONINGOverviewWhat is Reasoning?Forward and Backward ReasoningReasoning with UncertaintySummaryExercisesRecommended Further ReadingSEARCHIntroductionExhaustive Search and Simple PruningHeuristic SearchKnowledge-Rich SearchSummaryExercisesRecommended Further ReadingMACHINE LEARNINGOverviewWhy Do We Want Machine Learning?How Machines LearnDeductive LearningInductive LearningExplanation-Based LearningExample: Query-by-BrowsingSummaryRecommended Further ReadingGAME PLAYINGOverviewIntroductionCharacteristics of Game PlayingStandard GamesNon-Zero-Sum Games and Simultaneous PlayThe Adversary is Life!ProbabilitySummaryExercisesRecommended Further ReadingEXPERT SYSTEMSOverview What Are Expert Systems?Uses of Expert SystemsArchitecture of an Expert SystemExamples of Four Expert SystemsBuilding an Expert SystemLimitations of Expert SystemsSummaryExercisesRecommended Further ReadingNATURAL LANGUAGE UNDERSTANDINGOverviewWhat is Natural Language Understanding?Why Do We Need Natural Language Understanding?Why Is Natural Language Understanding Difficult?An Early Attempt at Natural Language Understanding: SHRDLUHow Does Natural Language Understanding Work?Syntactic AnalysisSemantic AnalysisPragmatic AnalysisSummaryExercisesRecommended Further ReadingSolution to SHRDLU ProblemCOMPUTER VISIONOverviewIntroductionDigitization and Signal ProcessingEdge DetectionRegion DetectionReconstructing ObjectsIdentifying ObjectsMultiple ImagesSummaryExercisesRecommended Further ReadingPLANNING AND ROBOTICSOverviewIntroductionGlobal PlanningLocal PlanningLimbs, Legs, and EyesPractical RoboticsSummary ExercisesRecommended Further ReadingAGENTSOverviewSoftware AgentsCo-operating Agents and Distributed AISummaryExercisesRecommended Further ReadingMODELS OF THE MINDOverview IntroductionWhat is the Human Mind?Production System ModelsConnectionist Models of CognitionSummaryExercisesRecommended Further ReadingNotesEPILOGUE: PHILOSOPHICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL ISSUESOverviewIntelligent Machines or Engineering Tools?What Is Intelligence?Computational Argument vs. Searle's Chinese RoomWho Is Responsible?Morals and EmotionsSocial ImplicationsSummaryRecommended Further Reading
Other Titles: Artificial intelligence
Responsibility: Janet Finlay and Alan Dix.


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