Review14w06 - Lecture Review Sheet: Artificial Intelligence...

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Lecture Review Sheet: Artificial Intelligence Nathan Sturtevant CMPUT 299 Winter 2006 Terms and Definitions Intelligence is usually said to involve mental capabilities such as the ability to reason, plan, solve problems, think abstractly, comprehend ideas and language, and learn. Artificial Intelligence: Intelligence exhibited by an artificial entity. or The process or means by which agents make rational actions in an environment. Algorithm : A detailed set of actions which can be performed in accomplish a given task. Main Ideas and Concepts How can we evaluate an algorithm? 1. Does it meet our time constraints? 2. Does it meet our memory constraints? 3. Does it solve the task at hand? 4. Does it do so in an acceptable/realistic manner? What makes up an algorithm? The available actions in the world. The [relevant] state of the world. (eg. The location of objects and NPCs.) The transitions in the world. (How applying actions changes the state of the world.) Finite State Machines (FSM)
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course CS CS 399 taught by Professor Dr.ware during the Spring '08 term at Monmouth IL.

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