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A framework for representing knowledge
  • M. Minsky
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • 1 June 1974
Briefly describes frame systems as a formalism for representing knowledge and then concentrates on the issue of what the content of knowledge should be in specific domains. Expand
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Perceptrons - an introduction to computational geometry
Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1972. 2nd. ed. The book's aim is to seek general results from the close study of abstract version of devices known as perceptrons
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Computation: Finite and Infinite Machines
From the Preface (See Front Matter for full Preface) Man has within a single generation found himself sharing the world with a strange new species: the computers and computer-like machines.Expand
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The Society of Mind
Marvin Minsky--one of the fathers of computer science and cofounder of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT--gives a revolutionary answer to the age-old question: "how does the mind work?"
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Steps toward Artificial Intelligence
  • M. Minsky
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the IRE
  • 26 October 1995
The problems of heuristic programming-of making computers solve really difficult problems-are divided into five main areas: Search, Pattern-Recognition, Learning, Planning, and Induction. Expand
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The Emotion Machine: Commonsense Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind
In this mind-expanding book, scientific pioneer Marvin Minsky continues his groundbreaking research, offering a fascinating new model for how our minds work. He argues persuasively that emotions,Expand
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Memoir on inventing the confocal scanning microscope
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Recursive Unsolvability of Post's Problem of "Tag" and other Topics in Theory of Turing Machines
The equivalence of the notions of effective computability as based (1) on formal systems (e.g., those of Post), and (2) on computing machines (e.g., those of Turing) has been shown in a number ofExpand
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A framework for representing knowledge" in the psychology of computer vision
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Perceptrons: expanded edition
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