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ERIC Number: ED330326
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 135
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-924667-74-5
Fantastic Journey through Minds and Machines.
Muir, Michael
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, OR.