Introduction To Artificial Intelligence (Undergraduate Topics In Computer Science)
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science)
This concise and accessible textbook supports a foundation or module course on A.I., covering a broad selection of the subdisciplines within this field. The book presents concrete algorithms and applications in the areas of agents, logic, search, reasoning under uncertainty, machine learning, neural networks and reinforcement learning. Topics and features: presents an application-focused and hands-on approach to learning the subject; provides study exercises of varying degrees of difficulty at the end of each chapter, with solutions given at the end of the book; supports the text with highlighted examples, definitions, and theorems; includes chapters on predicate logic, PROLOG, heuristic search, probabilistic reasoning, machine learning and data mining, neural networks and reinforcement learning; contains an extensive bibliography for deeper reading on further topics; supplies additional teaching resources, including lecture slides and training data for learning algorithms, at an associated website.
“The book overall is very readable and relevant. One of the most valuable aspects of this book are the worked out examples and numerous (solved) exercises. … Overall, this is a very well written and pedagogical book that fills an important niche in the Artificial Intelligence educational literature....