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Author Vámos, Tibor.

Title Knowledge and computing [electronic resource] : a course on computer epistemology / Tibor Vámos.

Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2010.

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Physical description 1 online resource (vi, 218 p.) : ill.
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary The result of the author's extensive practical experience: a decade in computer process control using large scale systems, another decade in machine pattern-recognition for vision systems, and nearly a decade dealing with artificial intelligence and expert systems. These real-life projects have taught Vámos a critical appreciation of, and respect for, both abstract theory and the practical methodology that grows out of-and, in turn, shapes-those theories. Machine representation means a level of formalization that can be expressed by the instruments of mathematics, whereas programming is not more and not less than a special linguistic translation of these mathematical formulae. How these all are related and controlled is a most practical philosophical and computation professional task. Wide experience in the practical fields of computer science, and the research of the underlying theoretical issues have led Vámos to the development of the attitude and activity of constructive skepticism.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Computer science.
Expert systems (Computer science)
Artificial intelligence.
Electronic books.
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