Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial Intelligence Josh Flickinger, Will Reavis, and Chris Sutherland
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Overview Branch of computer science Deals with intelligent behavior, learning, and adaptation in machines Focused on providing solutions to real life problems, software applications, and strategy games
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History First envisioned by Rene Descartes in 17 th century Creating animals as complex but reducible as machines First working A.I. programs written in 1951 that played draughts and chess
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Types of A.I. Weak A.I. Conventional A.I. Computational Intelligence Strong A.I. “Life-like” or “Human-Like” machines able to reason and solve problems
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Conventional Intelligence Machine Learning Development of algorithms/techniques to allow computers to “learn” Characterized by formalism and statistical analysis Case-based
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Computational Intelligence Rejects statistical methods Learns based on empirical data Involves adaptive or evolutionary computation Pattern recognition
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Strong A.I.
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course ENGE 1114 taught by Professor Twknott during the Fall '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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