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Artificial Intelligence

A Beginner's Guide

Blay Whitby

This engaging and accessible guide adopts a jargon-free approach to outline the history, development and the many different applications of Artifical Intelligence. Featuring examples from chess-playing computers to tiny robotic insects, it also discusses the social and ethical implications of AI and addresses the key controversies and debates in an unsensational manner.

  • Publication date: July 3, 2003
  • ISBN: 9781851683222
  • RRP: £9.99
  • Pages: 176

Blay Whitby

Author Blay Whitby is a Lecturer on Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence at the University of Sussex, UK. He has taught AI for nearly two decades, and his research focuses on the social and ethical implications of new technology. He is the author of two books and numerous papers, and is editor of Britain’s foremost AI journal, AISB, and a regular commentator on this subject for CNN and other media.

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