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Author Konar, Amit.

Title Artificial intelligence and soft computing : behavioral and cognitive modeling of the human brain / Amit Konar.

Published Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, [2000]


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Physical description 786 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer laser disc (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing -- Ch. 2. The Psychological Perspective of Cognition -- Ch. 3. Production Systems -- Ch. 4. Problem Solving by Intelligent Search -- Ch. 5. The Logic of Propositions and Predicates -- Ch. 6. Principles in Logic Programming -- Ch. 7. Default and Non-Monotonic Reasoning -- Ch. 8. Structured Approach to Knowledge Representation -- Ch. 9. Dealing with Imprecision and Uncertainty -- Ch. 10. Structured Approach to Fuzzy Reasoning -- Ch. 11. Reasoning with Space and Time -- Ch. 12. Intelligent Planning -- Ch. 13. Machine Learning Techniques -- Ch. 14. Machine Learning Using Neural Nets -- Ch. 15. Genetic Algorithms -- Ch. 16. Realizing Cognition Using Fuzzy Neural Nets -- Ch. 17. Visual Perception -- Ch. 18. Linguistic Perception -- Ch. 19. Problem Solving by Constraint Satisfaction -- Ch. 20. Acquisition of Knowledge -- Ch. 21. Validation, Verification and Maintenance Issues.
Ch. 22. Parallel and Distributed Architecture for Intelligent Systems -- Ch. 23. Case Study I: Building a System for Criminal Investigation -- Ch. 24. Case Study II: Realization of Cognition for Mobile Robots -- Ch. 24[superscript +]. The Expectations from the Readers -- App. A. How to Run the Sample Programs? -- App. B. Derivation of the Back-propagation Algorithm -- App. C. Proof of the Theorems of Chapter 10.
Summary "Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing presents both the traditional and the modern aspects of AI and soft computing in a clear, insightful, and highly comprehensive style. It provides an in-depth analysis of mathematical models and algorithms and demonstrates their applications in real world problems."--BOOK JACKET. "It provides a practical, detailed introduction that will prove valuable to computer science practitioners and students as well as to researchers migrating to the subject from other disciplines."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Soft computing.
Artificial intelligence.
Brain -- Computer simulation.
ISBN 0849313856 (alk. paper)