AI's Greatest Trends and Controversies

  title={AI's Greatest Trends and Controversies},
  author={Marti A. Hearst and Haym Hirsh},
  journal={IEEE Intelligent Systems},
IEEE INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS Except perhaps for the AI naysayers, AI practitioners are creators—of software artifacts, their underlying algorithms, and their underlying theories. We begin our feature with Herbert Simon, one of our three contributors (together with John McCarthy and Oliver Selfridge) who are our links to the landmark Dartmouth conference in 1956, where modern AI is often said to have begun. Simon paints a broad picture of AI as a discipline constantly pursuing computational… CONTINUE READING