Artificial Intelligence – Agents and Environments

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This book is the first in a series on Artificial Intelligence. It provides an introduction to the topic with an emphasis on the use of agent-oriented design.
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Dr Teahan is a Lecturer in the School of Computer Science at Bangor University. His research focusses on Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Agents and Information Extraction. His research has specifically focused on applying text compression-based language models to Information Retrieval (IR), Natur...

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This book is the first in a series on Artificial Intelligence. It provides an introduction to the topic with an emphasis on the use of agent-oriented design. Topics include agents, environments, agent movement, and agent embodiment. It also provides an introduction to programming in NetLogo. Accompanying the book is a series of exercises and NetLogo models (with source code and documentation) which can be run directly from an applet or downloaded.

  1. Introduction
    1. What is ”Artificial Intelligence”?
    2. Paths to Artificial Intelligence
    3. Objections to Artificial Intelligence
    4. Conceptual Metaphor, Analogy and Thought Experiments
    5. Design Principles for Autonomous Agents
    6. Summary and Discussion
  2. Agents and Environments
    1. What is an Agent?
    2. Agent-oriented Design Versus Object-oriented Design
    3. A Taxonomy of Autonomous Agents
    4. Desirable Properties of Agents
    5. What is an Environment?
    6. Environments as n-dimensional spaces
    7. Virtual Environments
    8. How can we develop and test an Artificial Intelligence system?
    9. Summary and Discussion
  3. Frameworks for Agents and Environments
    1. Architectures and Frameworks for Agents and Environments
    2. Standards for Agent-based Technologies
    3. Agent-Oriented Programming Languages
    4. Agent Directed Simulation in NetLogo
    5. The NetLogo development environment
    6. Agents and Environments in NetLogo
    7. Drawing Mazes using Patch Agents in NetLogo
    8. Summary
  4. Movement
    1. Movement and Motion
    2. Movement of Turtle Agents in NetLogo
    3. Behaviour and Decision-making in terms of movement
    4. Drawing FSMs and Decision Trees using Link Agents in NetLogo
    5. Computer Animation
    6. Animated Mapping and Simulation
    7. Summary
  5. Embodiment
    1. Our body and our senses
    2. Several Features of Autonomous Agents
    3. Adding Sensing Capabilities to Turtle Agents in NetLogo
    4. Performing tasks reactively without cognition
    5. Embodied, Situated Cognition
    6. Summary and Discussion
  6. References
Very nice book.
15. februar 2018 kl. 18.26
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