Artificial Intelligence Illuminated / Edition 1

Artificial Intelligence Illuminated / Edition 1

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by Ben Coppin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0763732303

ISBN-13: 9780763732301

Pub. Date: 04/05/2004

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Artificial Intelligence Illuminated presents an overview of the background and history of artificial intelligence, emphasizing its importance in today’s society and potential for the future. The book covers a range of AI techniques, algorithms, and methodologies, including game playing, intelligent agents, machine learning, genetic algorithms, and Artificial

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Artificial Intelligence Illuminated presents an overview of the background and history of artificial intelligence, emphasizing its importance in today’s society and potential for the future. The book covers a range of AI techniques, algorithms, and methodologies, including game playing, intelligent agents, machine learning, genetic algorithms, and Artificial Life. Material is presented in a lively and accessible manner and the author focuses on explaining how AI techniques relate to and are derived from natural systems, such as the human brain and evolution, and explaining how the artificial equivalents are used in the real world. Each chapter includes student exercises and review questions, and a detailed glossary at the end of the book defines important terms and concepts highlighted throughout the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763732301
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
04/05/2004
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
740
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Part 1Introduction to Artificial Intelligence1
Chapter 1A Brief History of Artificial Intelligence3
Chapter 2Uses and Limitations19
Chapter 3Knowledge Representation27
Part 2Search69
Chapter 4Search Methodologies71
Chapter 5Advanced Search117
Chapter 6Game Playing143
Part 3Knowledge Representation and Automated Reasoning173
Chapter 7Propositional and Predicate Logic175
Chapter 8Inference and Resolution for Problem Solving209
Chapter 9Rules and Expert Systems241
Part 4Machine Learning265
Chapter 10Introduction to Machine Learning267
Chapter 11Neural Networks291
Chapter 12Probabilistic Reasoning and Bayesian Belief Networks327
Chapter 13Artificial Life: Learning through Emergent Behavior363
Chapter 14Genetic Algorithms387
Part 5Planning419
Chapter 15Introduction to Planning421
Chapter 16Planning Methods433
Part 6Advanced Topics463
Chapter 17Advanced Knowledge Representation465
Chapter 18Fuzzy Reasoning503
Chapter 19Intelligent Agents543
Chapter 20Understanding Language571
Chapter 21Machine Vision605
Glossary633
Bibliography697
Index719

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easy to follow material for learning & developing AI based solutions. highly recommended!