Tioga Publishing Co CA 1980; 476 pages, Illustrations, Bibliography, Author Index, Subject Index.
Condition: Very Good, clean and sound hardcover, light scuffs and light edgwear to covers; the binding is tight, pages are clean & unmarked.
Categories: 1980's computers and computing, Cybernetics, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Hardware, Human-Computer Interaction, Programming and Programming Languages, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, LISP
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Item DescriptionContents include Some Applications of AI; overview; bibliographical and historical remarks at ends of each chapter; exercises at ends of chapters. Production System and AI -- specialized; comments on diff. types; Search Strategies for Production Systems - backtracking strat.;graph-search; uninformed; heuristic; related algorithms; measures of performance;
Search Strategies for Decomposable Production Systems -- searching AND/OR graphs; AO heuristic search proc. for a/o graphs; some relationships between decomposable & commutative systems; searching game trees; The Predicate Calculus in AI; Resolution Refutation Systems; Rule-Based Deduction Systems - forward, backward, control knowledge, etc;
Basic Plan-Generating Systems - robot problem solving; foward production system, rep. for plans; backward prod. system; STRIPS; using deduction systems to generate robot plans; Advanced Plan-Generating Systems; Structured Object Representations - semantic networks, matching, structured objects, defaults & contradictory information etc; Prospectus - AI System Architectures; knowledge acquisition; representational formalisms.