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Chapter 16. Blackboard Systems
H. Penny Nii

Overview

Blackboard Model of Problem Solving

Evolution of Blackboard Architectures

Blackboard Application Systems

Summary: Elements of Blackboard Architecture

Chapter 17. Cooperative Distributed Problem Solving
Edmund H. Durfee, Victor R. Lesser, Danial D. Corkill

Overview

An Example of CDPS

Important CDPS Approaches and Empirical Investigations

Conclusion

Chapter 18. Fundamentals of Expert Systems
Bruce G. Buchanan, Reid G. Smith

Overview

Fundamental Principles

State of the Art

Design Principles and Summary

Chapter 19. Natural Language Understanding
James Allen

Overview

Unification Grammars

Semantic Interpretation

Semantic Interpretation Strategies

Modeling Context

Discourse Structure

Conclusion

Chapter 20. Knowledge-Based Software Engineering
Michael Lowry, Raul Duran

Overview

Specification Acquisition

Program Synthesis

Systems for Specification Acquisition

Program Synthesis Systems

Further Readings

Chapter 21. Qualitative Physics
Yumi Iwasaki

Overview

Qualitative Calculus

Reasoning about Behavior Using Qualitative Calculus

ENVISION

Qualitative Process Theory

QSIM

Casual Ordering

Casual Action/Event-Based Approaches

Chapter 22. Knowledge-Based Simulation
Alfred Round

Overview

The Evolution of Knowledge-Based Simulation

Applications of Knowledge-Based Simulation

The Design of Knowledge-Based Simulation Systems

Qualitative Aspects of Knowledge-Based Simulation

Real-World Applications of Knowledge-Based Simulation

Issues in the Development and Use of Knowledge-Based Simulation

Conclusion

Chapter 23. Computer Vision Update
Robert M. Haralick, Alan K. Mackworth, Steven L. Tanimoto

Overview

Low-Level Vision

Computational Vision Advances

Vision Architecture


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