Lecture 3: Reasoning: Goal Trees and Rule-Based Expert Systems

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Description: We consider a block-stacking program, which can answer questions about its own behavior, and then identify an animal given a list of its characteristics. Finally, we discuss how to extract knowledge from an expert, using the example of bagging groceries.

Instructor: Patrick H. Winston

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