Artificial Intelligence in the 21st Century
Edition: 2

Lib E-Book: 978 1 68392 253 7 / $179.95  
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Published: December 2015  

Hardback & DVD: 978 1 942270 00 3 / $99.95
 
Published: December 2015  

E-Book: 978 1 944534 53 0 / $49.95
 
Published: December 2015  

Publisher: Mercury Learning & Information
615 pp., 8" x 10"
300+ color figures & images
This new edition provides a comprehensive, colorful, up-to-date, and accessible presentation of AI without sacrificing theoretical foundations. It includes numerous examples, applications, full color images, and human interest boxes to enhance student interest. New chapters on robotics and machine learning are now included. Advanced topics cover neural nets, genetic algorithms, natural language processing, planning, and complex board games. A companion DVD is provided with resources, applications, and figures from the book. Numerous instructors’ resources are available upon adoption.

eBook Customers: Companion files are available for downloading with order number/proof of purchase by writing to the publisher at info@merclearning.com.

FEATURES:

• Includes new chapters on robotics and machine learning and new sections on speech understanding and metaphor in NLP

• Provides a comprehensive, colorful, up to date, and accessible presentation of AI without sacrificing theoretical foundations

• Uses numerous examples, applications, full color images, and human interest boxes to enhance student interest

• Introduces important AI concepts e.g., robotics, use in video games, neural nets, machine learning, and more thorough practical applications

• Features over 300 figures and color images with worked problems detailing AI methods and solutions to selected exercises

• Includes DVD with resources, simulations, and figures from the book

• Provides numerous instructors’ resources, including: solutions to exercises, Microsoft PP slides, etc.


Table of Contents:
1) Overview of AI.
2) Uninformed Search.
3) Informed Search.
4) Search Using Games.
5) Logic in Artificial Intelligence.
6) Knowledge Representation.
7) Production Systems.
8) Uncertainty in AI.
9) Expert Systems.
10) Machine Learning I: Inductive Learning.
11) Machine Learning 2: Neural Networks.
12) Search Inspired by Mother Nature.
13) Natural Language Processing.
14) Automated Planning.
15) Robotics.
16) Advanced Computer Games.
17) Reprise.
Appendices.
Index.