AI Magazine

Magazine about artificial intelligence.

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 3, Fall

AAAI-96 Workshop on Internet-Based Information Systems
The Workshop on Internet-Based Information Systems, held as part of the Thirteenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, provided a venue for researchers to discuss the role of Al and related fields in network-based information systems. Not...
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence (Al) is the key technology in many of today's novel applications, ranging from banking systems that detect attempted credit card fraud, to telephone systems that understand speech, to software systems that notice when you're having...
Intelligent Adaptive Agents
There is a great dispute among researchers about the roles, characteristics, and specifications of what are called agents, intelligent agents, and adaptive agents. Most research in the field focuses on methodologies for solving specific problems (for...
Logic and Databases
At a workshop held in Toulouse, France, in 1977, Gallaire, Minker, and Nicolas stated that logic and databases was a field in its own right. This was the first time that this designation was made. The impetus for it started approximately 20 years ago...
On the Other Hand ... Cognitive Prostheses
When hands are wringing, they are often wrung over the information revolution: the computer, the web, robots, the automation of manufacturing will all conspire to separate the rich and quick from the poor and slow, hurrying the trend to an informed,...
The State of the Art in Ontology Design
A Survey and Comparative Review * In this article, we develop a framework for comparing ontologies and place a number of the more prominent ontologies into it. We have selected 10 specific projects for this study, including general ontologies, domain-specific...