Description - The Essence of Artificial Intelligence by Alison Cawsey
The Essence of Artificial Intelligence provides a concise and accessible introduction to the topic for students with no prior knowledge of AI. Taking a pragmatic approach to the subject, this book de-mystifies and makes AI concrete and transparent. Examples and Algorithms are given throughout and can be sensibly implemented in a range of different languages. Offering a less formal/ mathematical treatment of the subject than many of its competitors, The Essence of Artificial Intelligence provides an overview of all the key subjects covered in one semester.*Concise coverage of the major topics in AI.*Simple clear descriptions of key techniques and algorithms.*Complete glossary provided.*Web site to support the book: http://www.cee.hw.ac.uk / -alison/essence.html.*Chapter 3 (Expert Systems) contains 3 case studies which look at the medical expert systems MYCIN, Internist and Pathfinder.
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(234mm x 156mm x mm)
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