Some reflections on AI programming (coffee break history)

LISP and AI programming Lisp was conceived of as a language for symbolic computation and became the main “AI” language, especially for expert systems, NLP and other types of Pattern Directed Inference Systems. AI, at the time when the first LISP was implemented (John McCarthy 1960), was very different from the AI that is in… Read More Some reflections on AI programming (coffee break history)

Britain's Alvey programme of collaborative research in Information Technology

  During the 1980s the Japanese government in conjunction with the IT industry starting working on 5th Generation Computers . The main goal of this project was to increase their international competitiveness by creating computers the likes of which had not been seen before. Not long after the Japanese published their decision to push forward… Read More Britain's Alvey programme of collaborative research in Information Technology