## Principles of Artificial IntelligenceA classic introduction to artificial intelligence intended to bridge the gap between theory and practice, Principles of Artificial Intelligence describes fundamental AI ideas that underlie applications such as natural language processing, automatic programming, robotics, machine vision, automatic theorem proving, and intelligent data retrieval. Rather than focusing on the subject matter of the applications, the book is organized around general computational concepts involving the kinds of data structures used, the types of operations performed on the data structures, and the properties of the control strategies used. Principles of Artificial Intelligenceevolved from the author's courses and seminars at Stanford University and University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and is suitable for text use in a senior or graduate AI course, or for individual study. |

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**Note**that node no has a l - connector directed to successor n , and a 2 -connector directed to the set of successors { nm , ng . For k > 1 , k - connectors

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At subsequent levels , the linear - input form strategy does reduce the number of

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**Note**that the first level of Figure 5 . 4 is the same as the first level of Figure 5 . 2 .At subsequent levels , the linear - input form strategy does reduce the number of

clauses produced . Again , the use of this strategy on our example problem does

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Examining the facts supporting this proof , we

have been avoided by use of the transitive property of G . That is , from C > E and

E > 0 , we ought to be able to derive C > 0 when needed , instead of having to ...

Examining the facts supporting this proof , we

**note**some redundancy that couldhave been avoided by use of the transitive property of G . That is , from C > E and

E > 0 , we ought to be able to derive C > 0 when needed , instead of having to ...

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### Contents

PROLOGUE | 1 |

PRODUCTION SYSTEMS AND AI | 17 |

SEARCH STRATEGIES FOR | 53 |

Copyright | |

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