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

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This is not true at all. In the universe of uncertainty there are only little parts that

can be handled by classical

This is not true at all. In the universe of uncertainty there are only little parts that

can be handled by classical

**probability theory**. In general, classical**probability****theory**is of little value in the study of uncertainty. In practice, we use it because ...Page 49

One of the points to remember is that classical

theory, as much an axiomatic theory as geometry. We now know that geometry is

an axiomatic theory. It is well understood, but not as widely appreciated, that ...

One of the points to remember is that classical

**probability theory**is an axiomatictheory, as much an axiomatic theory as geometry. We now know that geometry is

an axiomatic theory. It is well understood, but not as widely appreciated, that ...

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Consequently, what we have shown is that the computer can be used to treat

certain types of mathematical probability. The identification of ... The reader who

wants to learn some

consideration of ...

Consequently, what we have shown is that the computer can be used to treat

certain types of mathematical probability. The identification of ... The reader who

wants to learn some

**probability theory**may want to consult this. Theconsideration of ...

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### Contents

can computers think? | 3 |

Process Cannibals and Missionaries Formulation as a Multistage | 5 |

decision making | 21 |

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