Constructing Intelligent Agents Using Java: Professional Developer's Guide, 2nd Edition
||Author: Joseph P. Bigus, Jennifer Bigus, Joe Bigus|
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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (13 March, 2001)
Sales Rank: 46,710
Average Customer Rating: 4 out of 5
Customer ReviewsRating: 4 out of 5
Excelente Referencia Práctica
Este libro es una excelente referencia práctica, que redefine la Inteligencia Artificial desde el punto de vista de los agentes, existen referencias complementarias a este libro "Inteligencia Artificial un Enfoque Moderno: Libro del Agente Inteligente". El libro explica de forma práctica la implantación de diversas técnicas usadas en la inteligencia artifical, búsquedas en amplitud, búsquedas en profundidad, heurísticas, etc. Es un muy buen libro para la enseñanza de la Inteligencia Artificial con un enfoque práctico.
Rating: 3 out of 5
Too light for me.
From the beginning of chapter 1 to the end of the index, this book is 408 pages. The authors do not begin to discuss agents until chapter six (page 201). So ~half of this book is merely introductory material. It's impossible to give more than a token survey to search, KR, back/forward chaining, fuzzy systems and neural networks in the allocated 200 pages. I feel this was a wasted effort best left to other books (like Russell and Norvig).
In contrast to the 200 page intro to AI, there is no primer on Java contained within this book. I feel this is OK since there are also many excellent books on Java. I only mention this to be complete in my review.
The real meat of this book is only ~165 pages (chapter 6 through 10). The agent examples are light, but adequate and I feel the concepts come across. Overall, I'm not sure I got my money's worth. I would have liked more discussion of various frameworks and maybe some examples of these. Implementations are lumped together in a hurried review in the last chapter.
If you already have some exposure to AI, you might consider a more advanced book. If you have never thought about AI, this book might serve as an introduction, but it is certainly not a comprehensive review.
Rating: 5 out of 5
Having reviewed tons of articles, I found this book a good introduction to Intelligent Agents. The authors give introduction to different AI techniques within Rule Based systems and Learning systems. Furthermore, they introduce how to write autonomous intelligent agents. If you are considering to use IBM ABLE, this is a very good start.
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