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Situations, actions, and causal laws. AIM-002.

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Title:
Situations, actions, and causal laws. AIM-002.
Author:
McCarthy, John, 1927-2011
Author (no Collectors):
McCarthy, John, 1927-2011
Description:
A formal theory is given concerning situations. causality and the possibility and effects of actions is given. The theory is intended to be used by the Advice Taker, a computer program that is to decide what to do by reasoning. Some simple examples are given of descriptions of situations and deductions that certain goals can be achieved.
Topic:
Artificial intelligence
Subject:
Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and Memo (Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory)
Language:
English
Physical Description:
1 text file
Publication Info:
cau and Stanford (Calif.)
Date:
July 03, 1963
Place created:
Stanford (Calif.)
Imprint:
Stanford (Calif.), July 3, 1963
Genre:
memorandums
Identifier:
AIM-002
Repository:
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Collection:
Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory records, 1963-2009
Manuscript number:
SC1041