Action Programming Languages - Synthesis Lectures on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (Paperback)Michael Thielscher (author)
Paperback 91 Pages / Published: 30/07/2008
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Artificial systems that think and behave intelligently are one of the most exciting and challenging goals of Artificial Intelligence. Action Programming is the art and science of devising high-level control strategies for autonomous systems which employ a mental model of their environment and which reason about their actions as a means to achieve their goals. Applications of this programming paradigm include autonomous software agents, mobile robots with high-level reasoning capabilities, and General Game Playing. These lecture notes give an in-depth introduction to the current state-of-the-art in action programming. The main topics are knowledge representation for actions, procedural action programming, planning, agent logic programs, and reactive, behavior-based agents. The only prerequisite for understanding the material in these lecture notes is some general programming experience and basic knowledge of classical first-order logic.
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Number of pages: 91
Weight: 188 g
Dimensions: 235 x 187 x 5 mm
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