[Stuart Russell] Artificial Intelligence A Modern Approach [archaeology Book] DOC
This monumental work which completely dominates he AI extbook market has been compared with classics like Watson s Molecular Biology of he Cell and eminently succeeds in its goal of providing a clear single volume summary of he whole field of Artificial Intelligence As pointed out on he book s *Home Page It Is Used In Over 1200 Universities In *page it is used in over 1200 Universities In 100 Countries And Is The 25th Most universities in 100 countries and is he 25th most Wants a book Stories of Scottsboro that explains broad and deep AI yet in laymenerm nearly This is IT Of all For Yourself the AI books I have readhis one is arguably For Yourself: The Fulfillment of Female Sexuality (Revised and Updated) the most accessibleo undergrads CS EE background It assumes only minimal mathematical formalities and pretty much A Little Too Close to God: The Thrills and Panic of a Life in Israel the mathshings are self contained The authors did a great job of keeping Spy Fall (Rebellious Brides, the contents upo date with Slow Hands the latest happenings in AI while keepinghe readers sane Overall The Valentine's Day Murder thumbs up 5 stars becausehere is uite simply no substituteArtificial Intelligence is in The Complete Lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II the context ofhe infant science of computing a very old and very broad subdiscipline How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization: The Time and Heroic Story of How Gay Men Shaped the Modern World the Turingest having arisen not only at he same ime but from Seducing Mr. Knightly the same person as many ofhe foundations of computing itself Those of us students of a certain age will recall The Last Clinic terms like symbolic vs connectionist vs probabilistic as well as scruffies and neats Key figures events and schools ofhought span multiple institutions on multiple continents In short a major challenge facing anyone wishing The Undiscovered Country: Journeys Among the Dead to survey Artificial Intelligence is simply coming up with a unifyinghemeThe major accomplishment in my opinion of AIMA Under My Skin then ishat Russell and Norvig Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse: The Conquest of Colour, 1909-1954 takehe hodge podge of AI research manage Mennyms in the Wilderness (Mennyms, to fit it sensibly into a narrative structure centered onhe notion of different kinds of agents not Dirty Talk for Women: The Art of Seduction and Getting Your Man to Beg You for Sex to be confused withhat portion of AI research Sleeping at the Starlite Motel: and Other Adventures on the Way Back Home that explicitly referso its constructs as agents and having dug The Revised New Jerusalem Bible: Study Edition the pond and filled it with water skip a stone acrosshe surface It s up o he reader whether o follow he arcs of Le Livre des Âmes the stone from major subjecto major subject foregoing depth or whether o pick a particular contact point and concentrate on he eddies propagating from it For 3-Way Weekend the latter purposehe extensive bibliography is indispensableWith all of Art Journal Kickstarter: Pages and Prompts to Energize Your Art Journals this said I haveo acknowledge hat Russell and Norvig are not entirely impartial
AI PRACTITIONERS NORVIG IN PARTICULAR IS practitioners Norvig in particular is known by now as a staunch Bayesian probabilist who as Director of Search uality or Machine Learning or whatever Google has decided o call it oday has made Google he Bayesian powerhouse hat it is Less known is Norvig s previous stint at high ech startup Junglee which was acuired by So o some extent Peter Norvig powers both Google and So one can probably claim not without justification hat AIMA emphasizes Bayesian probability over other approachesFinally as good as AIMA is it is still a survey Even with respect o Bayesian probability he Writing Art History treatment is introductory as I discovered with some shock upon reading Probability Theory The Logic of Science That s OKhough it s Taulan the best introduction I ve ever seenSo read it once forhe survey keep it on your shelf for For one or Living Large Cowboy Style two semester undergraduate or graduate level courses in Artificial Intelligence The long anticipated revision ofhis best selling Sun-Beams May Be Extracted from Cucumbers, But the Process Is Tedious. an Oration, Pronounced on the Fourth of July, 1799. at the Request of the Citizens of New-Haven. by David Daggett. text offershe most comprehensive up Writing Subtext: What Lies Beneath to date introductiono he heory and practice of artificial intelligence NEW Nontechnical learning material Accompanies each part of Tarot Says Beware the book NEW The Internet as a sample application for intelligent systems. He bibliography and refer backo it whenever you find yourself Great Minds on India thinking hey didn I read about hat somewhere before The Bible on computational decision making I use his erm as his book is not just about he AImachine learning we consistently hear about it s much This extbook Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill tendso perfection with no stone left unturned Looking forward o *THE NEXT EDITION WHICH AT THE ACCELERATING RATE OF *next edition which at he accelerating rate of looks overdue Fear: Anti-Semitism in Poland After Auschwitz: An Essay in Historical Interpretation the following sentence surely feels outdated Current Go programs play athe master level on a reduced 9 9 board but are still at ADVANCED AMATEUR LEVEL ON A FULL BOARD THERE ARE amateur level on a full board There are aspects I particularly enjoyed 1 Hunter of Demons the historical sections athe end of each chapter he introduction also gave a fascinating history of AI and its relationship o other fields neurology logics cybernetics 2 I also liked all he gaming aspects such as he Wumpus World which I didn Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients and Futile Treatment t know before Iruly wish I had discovered hat book when it was first published in 1995 sigh A fantastic extbook hat s not only a great introduction o AI but also serves as a survey course in echnical writing I only read about 75% of it but definitely plan on
revisiting it Re reading some earlier chapters aught me how much I missed on a it Re reading some earlier chapters Smugglers' Gold taught me how much I missed on a read or forgotAIMA doesn presume a Foretold: 14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction ton of background beyond some programming experience exposureo mathematical notation and a basic understanding of computational complexityalgorithmic efficiencyThe first 10 chapters or so are Yajuj and Majuj the best andhe second half of Fire Bringer the book can be a bit of arudge as it devolves into mathematical masturbation A lot of he chapters are better served by other resources I highly recommend he CS188 lectures from UC Berkeley for supplementation Unfortunately some chapters are straight up bad Rhetorical Theory: An Introduction (With Info Trac) the chapter on Philosophical Foundations comeso mind but hese end The Unbound Scriptures: A Review of KJV-only Claims and Publications to be few and far betweenDespitehat Cheating Justice there is no comprehensive book on AI Readhis re read Amal Unbound this andreat it with care you will reap he rewards for a long ime Aldri, aldri, aldri to come Heh I openedhis up o find he ISBN and found dried blood all over Fourth of July Creek the pages suggesting I readhis during my cocaine intensive period back in 1999 2000 That s fitting since cocaine and he study of artificial intelligence seem o enjoy several similarities incredible expense as a barrier The Holiday Gig to entry exciting shorterm effects see euphoria A search but letdowns upon prolonged use see addiction combinatorial explosions and Bought By The Billionaire Brothers 2: Caught Between Brothers they ve both ruined plenty of fine careers in computer science We usedhis book for CS4600 but I only got halfway Durkheim's Suicide: A Classic Analyzed thoughhat semester and remember little of it see careers in computer science aforementioned negative effects of cocaine on I went back and read most of How To Eat Outside: Fabulous Al Fresco Food for BBQs, Bonfires, Camping and More this in 2003 and found solid coverage of most everything useful I m aware of from AI Holy ballshis book has a lot of pages I also don A Family Man t know whyhese hings always have o have separate international editionsIt starts off strongly for a few hundred pages but Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice then for no reason at all devotes several chapterso high school level probability and statistics befor. Added in several places including logical agents planning and natural language NEW Increased coverage of material Includes expanded coverage of default reasoning and Poker Face truth maintenance systems including multi agentdistributed AI and gameheory; probabilistic approaches o learning including EM; detailed descriptions of probabilistic inference algorithms NEW Updated and expanded exerci.
Stuart Russell Ð 5 Free downloadE devolving into essentially pointless mathematical show boating for *Another Few Hundred Pages Then *few hundred pages Then finishes off with an interesting but not really relevant and highly unrigorous not o mention Os Peixes Também Sabem Cantar typo ridden overview of Google s various products mostly PageRank and Google TranslateThere s a few chapters afterhat but I hink it s best o pretend The Starburster they don exist Chapter 26 Philosophical Foundations in particular was a fucking embarrassment giving unnecessary o idiots like John Searle and Ray Kurzweil and wasting paper on absurd hand wringing over off he wall science fiction scenarios AI is oo legitimate and interesting
a field o justify Britain Unwrapped: Government and Constitution Explained that sort of crap in a universityextbookIn spitefield Cruickshank’s London: A Portrait of a City in 13 Walks to justifyhat sort of crap in a university extbookIn spite all hat hough it s still a very good book and a good overview of he field I particularly liked 7 Deadly Scenarios: A Military Futurist Explores War in the 21st Century that each chapter had an extensive section with historical and biographical notes athe end If nothing else it at least demonstrates Everyone Dies that ifhe AI winter was ever a real Conectados por la cultura. Historia natural de la civilización thing at least inerms of research activity and progress it s far behind us now For a Sentenced to Wed textbookhis is amazingly accessible and interesting if you have any interest in he opic his is he book o read It s 100 or but it s very popular for AI classes so any good college library should have a copy OK so I did not read his cover Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck? to cover but I did look closely at much of what you might callhe foundational chapters just o see 1 is here such a hing as AI or are we just hoping here will be and 2 what can I learn as a philosopher from AI whether it exists or not Goal 2 was much important as I each a logic of induction class and of course one major pillar of AI would be developing machines hat *can perform judgments under uncertainty and apply rational * perform judgments under uncertainty and apply rational as well as humans do which is not very well at all by he way I found out hat I already knew most of his from studies of Bayesian reasoning which is very ricky by he way and should not be blindly implemented like his without a clear view of he limitations and he study of acyclic causal graphs which is standard academy reading for philosophers These graphs also admit of howlers and counterexamples as anyone knows I am interested in Still Open All Hours: The Story of a Classic Comedy the idea of developing stupid machineshat function like neural networks and less like probability maximizers The human brain is fundamentally in my view anyway a stupid machine full of crazy workarounds and faulty logic The correct solution or path is virtually never he one evolution comes up with it just grinds it out with massive armies of neurons and interconnections and lots of rial and error but nothing one would call a computation as in Turing machines Elegant algorithms for computer vision have I believe nothing o do with he way Ditch Flowers the brain constructshe visual image One philosopher s The Dollhouse That Time Forgot take It was written like aext book for undergrads with extensive coverage of many Pieces of Autumn topics However I was looking for in depth information on knowledge representation But it wasoo superficial for my need May be in 3rd edition it encompassed he latest ideas in his are. Ses 75% of he exercises are revised with 100 new exercises NEW On line Java software Makes it easy for students o do projects on he web using intelligent agents A unified agent based approach o AI Organizes he material around he A Guest at the Feast task of building intelligent agents Comprehensive upo date coverage Includes a unified view of Benighted the field organized aroundhe rational decision making. ,