By Sean O. Nuallain (auth.), Humphrey Sorensen BE, MSc, MS (eds.)

This publication comprises the edited models of papers awarded on the Fourth Irish convention on synthetic Intelligence and Cognitive technological know-how (AICS'91), which was once held at college collage, Cork, eire on 19-20 September 1991. the most goals of this annual convention sequence are to advertise AI study in eire, to supply a discussion board for the alternate of principles among varied disciplines fascinated about the examine of cognition, and to supply a chance for to determine what learn is being performed in eire and the way it may enjoy the result of this study. whereas many of the members on the convention got here from universities and corporations inside of eire, a favorable function was once the curiosity proven from outdoor the rustic, leading to individuals from Britain, united states and Italy. The keynote speaker was once Professor James A. Bowen, North Carolina kingdom collage, who spoke on destiny tendencies in wisdom illustration. the themes lined within the awarded papers incorporated basic ways to AI, ordinary language, wisdom illustration, info retrieval, deduction, epistemics and imaginative and prescient. The sponsors of the convention have been electronic gear Co. (Galway) and Eolas, the Irish technological know-how and expertise Board. March 1992 Humphrey Sorensen Contents part 1: Foundations and Methodologies towards a brand new beginning for Cognitive technological know-how S. 6 Nuallain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three in the direction of an enough Cognitive version of Analogical Mapping M. T. Keane and S. Duff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 HOST: A HOlistic approach conception G. Hartnett and H. Sorensen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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