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What is Artificial Intelligence? popular

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is the intelligence of machines and the branch of computer science that aims to create it. AI textbooks define the field as "the study and design of intelligent agents" where an intelligent agent is a system that perceives its environment and takes actions that maximize its chances of success. John McCarthy, who coined the term in 1956, defines it as "the science and engineering of making intelligent machines." The field was founded on the claim that a central property of humans, intelligence—the sapience of Homo sapiens—can be so precisely described that it can be simulated by a machine. This raises philosophical issues about the nature of the mind and the ethics of creating artificial beings, issues which have been addressed by myth, fiction and philosophy since antiquity. Artificial intelligence has been the subject of optimism, but has also suffered setbacks and, today, has become an essential part of the technology industry, providing the heavy lifting for many of the most difficult problems in computer science. AI research is highly technical and specialized, and deeply divided into subfields that often fail to communicate with each other. Subfields have grown up around particular institutions, the work of individual researchers, the solution of specific problems, longstanding differences of opinion about how AI should be done and the application of widely differing tools. The central problems of AI include such traits as reasoning, knowledge, planning, learning, communication, perception and the ability to move and manipulate objects. General intelligence (or "strong AI") is still among the field's long term goals.

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SIGART Electronic Information Services popular

SIGART is the ACM Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence.

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Processor Performance popular

Performance and evaluation of processors, assembly programming, and unlimited shareware.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It - AI Links popular, an artificial intelligence link site with examples.

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PC AI popular

an enormous amount of resources pertaining to AI

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Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Network popular explores trends in emerging technologies in the 21st century. Also, it attempts to showcase leading technologies in AI and related fields.

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Heuristics and artificial intelligence in finance and investment popular

Resources on general heuristics, neural networks, genetic algorithms, simulated annealing and tabu search: databases, articles, references, journals, software, links, conferences and education.

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Essays, interviews and original programs, code, and news bulletins.

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Context in AI popular

A contact point on the Web for researchers who are interested in the many roles of context in artificial intelligence.

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Cognitive Systems popular

Resources on Integrated and Hybrid Intelligent Systems, maintained at Iowa State University.

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CMU Artificial Intelligence Repository popular

Free software and materials of general interest to AI researchers, educators, students, and practitioners.

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Bibliographies on Artificial Intelligence popular

Part of the Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies, is searchable and browseable.

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Artilect popular

Articles and resources on artificial intelligence, physics and neuroscience research.

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Artificial Intelligence Depot popular

Community discussions, regular tutorials, daily news, and a searchable knowledge base.

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AI Topics popular

Introductory resources concerning artificial intelligence and its many dimensions.

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AI Links popular

Resources in Adaptive Behavior, Reinforcement Learning, Computational Evolution, Natural Evolution, AI in general and Conferences. Maintained by Mark Humphreys, Dublin City University.

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AI from TAU popular

Includes Artificial Intelligence links index from Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Created and maintained by Yossi Mamroud, TAU's Philosophy Department.

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