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Dr. Dionysios Kountanis
Dr. Donald Nelson
Many human mental activities such as writing computer programs, doing mathematics, engaging in commonsense reasoning and understanding language are said to demand "intelligence". Since the beginning of the computer age, computer systems have been designed that can perform tasks like these. Today, there are programs which can diagnose diseases, solve differential equations, write small computer programs or understand limited amounts of human speech and natural language text. We might say that such systems possess some degree of "artificial intelligence".
O'Leary, Daniel J., "Solvng the Blocks World Problem Using a General Problem Solver Approach" (1984). Honors Theses. 1534.
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