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Published by North-Holland, Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, MIT Press in Amsterdam, New York, Cambridge, MA .
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  • Artificial intelligence,
  • Qualitative reasoning

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Edition Notes

Other titlesPhysical systems.
Statementedited by Daniel G. Bobrow.
ContributionsBobrow, Daniel Gureasko.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ335.5 .Q35 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination491 p. :
Number of Pages491
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2861830M
ISBN 100444876707
LC Control Number84024675

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R. Greg Arbon, Laurie Atkinson, James Chen, Chris A. Guida, TPF dump analyzer: a system to provide expert assistance to analysts in solving run-time program exceptions by deriving program intention from a TPF assembly language program, Proceedings of the fourth conference on Innovative applications of artificial intelligence, p, July , , San Jose, CaliforniaCited by: This collection of articles, which constituted a special issue of the Journal of Artificial Intelligence, presents the most recent work on qualitative reasoning about the real (physical) world. This book presents, within a conceptually unified theoretical framework, a body of methods that have been developed over the past fifteen years for building and simulating qualitative models of physical systems—bathtubs, tea kettles, automobiles, the physiology of the body, chemical processing plants, control systems, electrical systems—where knowledge of that system is incomplete. Areas of application are physics, medicine, the field of ecology, process control, etc. In addition to the classification of existing methods, the book presents a new approach based on fuzzy sets. And the work relates Qualitative Reasoning with such fields of Expert Systems, System Theory and Cognitive Science.