## 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

**backed**-**up****value**equal to the maximum of the ... After the parents of all tip nodes have beenassigned

**backed**-**up values**, we**back up values**another level , assuming that ...Page 122

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

generating and evaluating nodes B , C , and D . ( Note that the savings in search

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

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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 .

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never decrease , and ( b ) the beta values of MIN nodes can never increase .

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### Contents

PROLOGUE | 1 |

PRODUCTION SYSTEMS AND AL | 17 |

SEARCH STRATEGIES FOR | 53 |

Copyright | |

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