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Artificial Intelligence Basics A Self-Teaching Introduction Book CoverArtificial Intelligence Basics

A Self-Teaching Introduction

N. Gupta, PhD
R. Mangla

ISBN: 9781683925163
Pub Date:  February 2020
Specs: 7 x 9   Paperback
Pages: 200
Price: $XX.95


Designed as a self-teaching introduction to the fundamental concepts of artificial intelligence, the book begins with its history, the Turing test, and early applications. Later chapters cover the basics of searching, game playing, and knowledge representation. Expert systems and machine learning are covered in detail, followed by separate programming chapters on Prolog and Python. The concluding chapter on artificial intelligence machines and robotics is comprehensive with numerous modern applications.



1: Artificial Intelligence. 2: Problem Representation. 3: The Search Process. 4: Game Playing. 5: Knowledge Representation. 6: Expert Systems. 7: Learning. 8: Prolog. 9. Python. 10. Artificial Intelligence Machines and Robotics. Appendix: Review Questions. Index.


N. Gupta, PhD teaches courses in artificial intelligence and specializes in expert systems.
R. Mangla is the proprietor of a large manufacturing company using AI machines.