## An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence: Can Computers Think? |

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DISCUSSION In the

uncertainty. Our purpose was to show how a digital computer can do certain

types of decision making under uncertainty. We have stressed several times that

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DISCUSSION In the

**foregoing**pages, we have discussed various simple forms ofuncertainty. Our purpose was to show how a digital computer can do certain

types of decision making under uncertainty. We have stressed several times that

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The computer, which can run through an incredibly large number of procedures

of the

operational in many cases. 11. SAMPLING In order to obtain a representative

idea ...

The computer, which can run through an incredibly large number of procedures

of the

**foregoing**type in a reasonable amount of time, makes the**foregoing**ideaoperational in many cases. 11. SAMPLING In order to obtain a representative

idea ...

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THREATS TO LOGIC Assuming the postulated mechanism, the next step is to

determine what threat to logic is posed by jokes of the

scent some danger to the precarious order we have superimposed upon a

chaotic ...

THREATS TO LOGIC Assuming the postulated mechanism, the next step is to

determine what threat to logic is posed by jokes of the

**foregoing**type. Do wescent some danger to the precarious order we have superimposed upon a

chaotic ...

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### Contents

can computers think? | 3 |

Process Cannibals and Missionaries Formulation as a Multistage | 5 |

decision making | 21 |

Copyright | |

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### References to this book

The Bellman Continuum: A Collection of the Works of Richard E. Bellman Richard Ernest Bellman,Robert S. Roth No preview available - 1986 |