LIS 505 - Artificial intelligence
AI for short.
Simulation of human intelligence processes by machines.
Understanding and generating
of natural language
by a computer.
Software that performs tasks
that would otherwise be performed by human experts.
(Software packages that help to produce expert systems
are called expert system shells.)
(An expert system uses its
to derive new knowledge from its knowledge base.)
People who obtain knowledge from human experts
and organize it into a knowledge base
for an expert system.
Field concerned with creating devices
that can move and react to sensory input.
Databases of knowledge
designed to be used by AI software
especially by expert systems.
An artificial environment
created with computer hardware and software
and presented to the user
so that it appears and feels like a real environment.
Last updated April 3, 2002.
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