## 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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Therefore , the ( MAX node ) parent of MIN tip nodes is assigned a

Therefore , the ( MAX node ) parent of MIN tip nodes is assigned a

**backed**-**up value**equal to the maximum of the evaluations ... After the parents of all tip nodes have been assigned**backed**-**up values**, we**back up values**another level ...Page 122

immediately that MIN will choose A. We can then assign A's parent the

immediately that MIN will choose A. We can then assign A's parent the

**backed**-**up value**of - ∞ and proceed with the search , having saved the search effort of generating and evaluating nodes B , C , and D. ( Note that the savings in ...Page 123

**backed**-**up values**, the bounds on**backed**-**up values**can be revised . But we note that : ( a ) The alpha values of MAX nodes ( including the start node ) can never decrease , and ( b ) the beta values of MIN nodes can never increase .### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

PROLOGUE | 1 |

PRODUCTION SYSTEMS AND AI | 17 |

SEARCH STRATEGIES FOR | 53 |

Copyright | |

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