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John McCarthy staunchly defends the importance of Artificial Intelligence research against its attackers.

Synopsis:

John McCarthy's influence on computer science ranges from the invention of LISP and time-sharing to the coining of the term "artificial intelligence" and the founding of the AI laboratory at Stanford University. In this collection of reviews, McCarthy staunchly defends the importance of artificial intelligence research against its attackers. McCarthy also explores the larger questions associated with AI, such as the nature of intelligence, the application and acquisition of knowledge, and the politics of AI research. This volume will appeal to all interested in artificial intelligence research.

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John McCarthy's influence in computer science ranges from the invention of LISP and time-sharing to the coining of the term AI and the founding of the AI laboratory at Stanford University. One of the foremost figures in computer sciences, McCarthy has written papers which are widely referenced and stand as milestones of development over a wide range of topics. In this collection of reviews, McCarthy staunchly defends the importance of Artificial Intelligence research against its attackers; this book gathers McCarthy's reviews of books which discuss and criticise the future of AI. Here, McCarthy explores the larger questions associated with AI, such as the question of the nature of intelligence, of the acquisition and application of knowledge, and the question of the politics behind this research.

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ISBN:
9781575860183
Editor:
McCarthy, John
Publisher:
Center for the Study of Language and Informat
Editor:
Mccarthy, John
Author:
Mccarthy, John
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Computers and computer technology
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence - General
Subject:
Intelligence (AI) & Semantics
Subject:
Artificial intelligence -- Research.
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Center for the Study of Language and Information - Lecture Notes
Series Volume:
49
Publication Date:
19960631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
130
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in
Age Level:
Programming Languages / General

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"Synopsis" by , John McCarthy's influence on computer science ranges from the invention of LISP and time-sharing to the coining of the term "artificial intelligence" and the founding of the AI laboratory at Stanford University. In this collection of reviews, McCarthy staunchly defends the importance of artificial intelligence research against its attackers. McCarthy also explores the larger questions associated with AI, such as the nature of intelligence, the application and acquisition of knowledge, and the politics of AI research. This volume will appeal to all interested in artificial intelligence research.
"Synopsis" by , John McCarthy's influence in computer science ranges from the invention of LISP and time-sharing to the coining of the term AI and the founding of the AI laboratory at Stanford University. One of the foremost figures in computer sciences, McCarthy has written papers which are widely referenced and stand as milestones of development over a wide range of topics. In this collection of reviews, McCarthy staunchly defends the importance of Artificial Intelligence research against its attackers; this book gathers McCarthy's reviews of books which discuss and criticise the future of AI. Here, McCarthy explores the larger questions associated with AI, such as the question of the nature of intelligence, of the acquisition and application of knowledge, and the question of the politics behind this research.
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