Applications of Artificial Intelligence

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Academic Press, Oct 8, 1998 - Computers - 399 pages
Since its first volume in 1960, Advances in Computers has presented detailed coverage of innovations in hardware and software and in computer theory, design, and applications. It has also provided contributors with a medium in which they can examine their subjects in greater depth and breadth than that allowed by standard journal articles. As a result, many articles have become standard references that continue to be of significant, lasting value despite the rapid growth taking place in the field.
Volume 47 contains seven chapters. The first four cover artificial intelligence, which is the use of technology to perform tasks generally assumed to require human thinking. These chapters present natural language processing, visualization, and self-replication as machine implementations of human activities. The remaining three chapters cover other recent advances that are important to the information processing field.
 

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Contents

A Case Study
67
Chapter 3 Cellular Automata Models of Selfreplicating Systems
141
Chapter 4 Ultrasound Visualization
185
Chapter 5 Patterns and System Development
255
Storage and Retrieval of Compressed Scalable Video
293
The CustomPackage and InsourceOutsource Dimensions
341
Author Index
369
Subject Index
383
Contents of Volumes in This Series
391
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