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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... |: :: |: : 8 :: 8T8T d4T||: l| | : : ::| :: ll| .| : : | : ::| :: :: 45 | () & Goal Node 19 :| :: ii : : i ::: |:: i|. Fig. 2.6A search tree produced by a depth-first search. Fig. 2.8A search tree using an evaluation function.
... evaluation function. Evaluation functions have been based on a variety of ideas: Attempts have been made to define the probability that a node is on the best path; distance or difference metrics between an arbitrary node and the goal ...
... evaluation function has resulted in substantially fewer nodes being expanded. (If we simply use the evaluation function f(n) = d(n), we get the breadth-first search process.) The choice of evaluation function critically determines ...
... evaluation function, we first introduce some helpful notation. Let the function k (ni, n,) give the actual cost of a minimal cost path between two arbitrary nodes n, and n, . (The function k is undefined for nodes having no path between ...
... function and will discuss it in more detail later. Suppose we now use as an evaluation function f(n) = g(n) + h(n). We call the GRAPHSEARCH algorithm using this evaluation function for ordering nodes, algorithm A. Note that when h = 0 ...
Contents
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CHAPTER 3 SEARCH STRATEGIES FOR DECOMPOSABLE PRODUCTION SYSTEMS | 99 |
CHAPTER 4 THE PREDICATE CALCULUS IN AI | 131 |
CHAPTER 5 RESOLUTION REFUTATION SYSTEMS | 161 |
CHAPTER 6 RULEBASED DEDUCTION SYSTEMS | 193 |
CHAPTER 7 BASIC PLANGENERATING SYSTEMS | 275 |
CHAPTER 8 ADVANCED PLANGENERATING SYSTEMS | 321 |
CHAPTER 9 STRUCTURED OBJECT REPRESENTATIONS | 361 |
PROSPECTUS | 417 |
BIBLIOGRAPHY | 429 |
AUTHOR INDEX | 467 |
SUBJECT INDEX | 471 |