Artificial Intelligence: The Basics

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Routledge, 2012 - Computers - 183 pages
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'if AI is outside your field, or you know something of the subject and would like to know more then Artificial Intelligence: The Basics is a brilliant primer.'  - Nick Smith, Engineering and Technology Magazine November 2011

Artificial Intelligence: The Basics is a concise and cutting-edge introduction to the fast moving world of AI. The author Kevin Warwick, a pioneer in the field, examines issues of what it means to be man or machine and looks at advances in robotics which have blurred the boundaries. Topics covered include:

  • how intelligence can be defined
  • whether machines can 'think'
  • sensory input in machine systems
  • the nature of consciousness
  • the controversial culturing of human neurons.

Exploring issues at the heart of the subject, this book is suitable for anyone interested in AI, and provides an illuminating and accessible introduction to this fascinating subject.

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User Review  - Arto Liuha - Goodreads

Very nice guidance to an idea of artificial intelligence. Maybe even a little too simple approach. Could use a few more deeply discussed examples. The book recommendations were a good thing. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Kevin Warwick is Professor of Cybernetics at the University of Reading, UK, where he carries out research in artificial intelligence, control, robotics and biomedical engineering.

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