AI Glossary: Artificial intelligence, in so many words

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Science  07 Jul 2017:
Vol. 357, Issue 6346, pp. 19
DOI: 10.1126/science.357.6346.19

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  • Automated reasoning, self-organization, and optimization should be added in AI Glossary

    Matthew Hutson described AI Glossary (1). AI is divided into inductive and deductive method respectively (2). Machine (deep) learning with changing synaptic weights is based on the inductive statistics method described in AI Glossary (1) except EXPERT SYSTEM. Deductive method including expert system and automated reasoning has been used in many real applications. Self-organization (clustering) is often used for parameter tuning in machine learning. Optimization is the first neural network application published in Science in 1989 (3). The optimization method has been used in currency validators, 12000 units as of 2009 (4,5). Automated reasoning, self-organization, and optimization are indispensable terms and should be added in AI Glossary.

    1. Matthew Hutson, AI Glossary: Artificial intelligence, in so many words, Science 07 Jul 2017: Vol. 357, Issue 6346, pp. 19
    2. Y. Takefuji, Inductive and deductive reasoning must be merged for enhancing prediction and breaking its limits, Science (eLetter, 8 April 2017)
    3. Y. Takefuji, et al., A near-optimum parallel planarization algorithm, Science 15 Sep 1989: Vol. 245, Issue 4923, pp. 1221-1223
    4. M. Aoba, Y. Takefuji, "Euro banknote recognition system using a three-layered perceptron and RBF networks," IPSJ Trans. on mathemati...

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