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The Quest for Artificial Intelligence
     

The Quest for Artificial Intelligence

by Nils J. Nilsson
 

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ISBN-10: 0521116392

ISBN-13: 9780521116398

Pub. Date: 10/30/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The definitive history of artificial intelligence (AI), from the dreams of early pioneers to the achievements of modern research.

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The definitive history of artificial intelligence (AI), from the dreams of early pioneers to the achievements of modern research.

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ISBN-13:
9780521116398
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/30/2009
Pages:
578
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Beginnings: 1. Dreams and dreamers; 2. Clues; Part II. Early Explorations: 1950s and 1960s: 3. Gatherings; 4. Pattern recognition; 5. Early heuristic programs; 6. Semantic representations; 7. Natural language processing; 8. 1960s infrastructure; Part III. Efflorescence: Mid-1960s to Mid-1970s: 9. Computer vision; 10. 'Hand-Eye' research; 11. Knowledge representation and reasoning; 12. Mobile robots; 13. Progress in natural language processing; 14. Game playing; 15. The dendral project; 16. Conferences, books, and funding; Part IV. Applications and Specializations: 1970s to Early 1980s: 17. Speech recognition and understanding systems; 18. Consulting systems; 19. Understanding queries and signals; 20. Progress in computer vision; 21. Boomtimes; Part V. 'New Generation' Projects: 22. The Japanese create a stir; 23. Darpa's strategic computing program; Part VI. Entr'acte: 24. Speed bumps; 25. Controversies and alternative paradigms; Part VII. The Growing Armamentarium: From the 1980s Onward: 26. Reasoning and representation; 27. Other approaches to reasoning and representation; 28. Bayesian networks; 29. Machine learning; 30. Natural languages and natural scenes; 31. Intelligent system architectures; Part VIII. Modern AI: Today and Tomorrow: 32. Extraordinary achievements; 33. Ubiquitous artificial intelligence; 34. Smart tools; 35. The quest continues.

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