ERIC Number: ED330326
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Fantastic Journey through Minds and Machines.
Intended for learners with a basic familiarity with the Logo programming language, this manual is designed to introduce them to artificial intelligence and enhance their programming capabilities. Nine chapters discuss the following features of Logo: (1) MAZE.MASTER, a look at robots and how sensors make machines aware of their environment; (2) SMARTTT, a discussion of games of strategy and decision making; (3) TALK.AND.DRAW, a description of languages for both humans and machines; (4) DOCTOR, a continuation of the discussion of languages that looks at conversationalists; (5) BLOCKS, a creation of a microworld in which a computer answers questions about work it has done; (6) INFER, an examination of logic, specifically, a hypothetical syllogism; (7) SUPER.INFER, a look at knowledge representations in intelligent programs; (8) SUPER.INFER2, a collection of procedures providing a natural language interface; and (9) VEXPERT, a discussion of expert systems. Each chapter contains four parts: background information, sample program, suggested extensions and improvements, and the complete program listing in LogoWriter and in Terrapin Logo PLUS. The LogoWriter MS/DOS data disk and LogoWriter Apple II data disk that accompany the manual are not included in this document. (21 references) (DB)
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Games, Computer Software, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Expert Systems, Microcomputers, Programing, Programing Languages, Robotics
International Society for Technology in Education, 1787 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403-1923. Includes sample programs on data diskettes in three formats (LogoWriter for MS-DOS, LogoWriter for Apple II, and Terrapin Logo PLUS for Apple II).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Non-Classroom; Computer Programs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, OR.