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KI-99 : advances in artificial intelligence : 23rd Annual German Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Bonn, Germany, September 1999 : proceedings /
Wolfram Burgard, Thomas Christaller, Armin B. Cremers (eds.).
imprint
Berlin ; New York : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, c1999.
description
xi, 310 p. : ill.
ISBN
3540664955 (softcover : alk. paper)
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Summaries
Main Description
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 23rd. Annual Ger man Conference on Artificial Intelligence, KI-99, held in Bonn, German y, in September 1999. The volume opens with six full invited survey pa pers by internationally leading authorities on the subject. The 15 rev ised full papers and the six short papers presented were carefully rev iewed and selected from 32 submissions received.
Main Description
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 23rd Annual German Conference on Artificial Intelligence, KI-99, held in Bonn, Germany, in September 1999. The volume opens with six full invited survey papers by internationally leading authorities on the subject. The 15 revised full papers and the six short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 32 submissions received. Besides the established traditional topics addressed, special emphasis is placed on pattern recognition and robotics from an AI point of view.
Main Description
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 23rd Annual German Conference on Artificial Intelligence, KI-99, held in Bonn, Germany, in September 1999.The volume opens with six full invited survey papers by internationally leading authorities on the subject. The 15 revised full papers and the six short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 32 submissions received. Besides the established traditional topics addressed, special emphasis is placed on pattern recognition and robotics from an AI point of view.
Table of Contents
From AI to Systemic Knowledge Managementp. 1
MINERVA: A Tour-Guide Robot that Learnsp. 14
Dynamics, Morphology, and Materials in the Emergence of Cognitionp. 27
Natural Language Description of Image Sequences as a Form of Knowledge Representationp. 45
Knowledge Discovery in Spatial Databasesp. 61
Cooperative Distributed Vision: Dynamic Integration of Visual Perception, Action, and Communicationp. 75
Computing Probabilistic Least Common Subsumers in Description Logicsp. 89
Revising Nonmonotonic Theories: The Case of Defeasible Logicp. 101
On the Translation of Qualitative Spatial Reasoning Problems into Modal Logicsp. 113
Following Conditional Structures of Knowledgep. 125
A Theory of First-Order Counterfactual Reasoningp. 137
Logic-Based Choice of Projective Termsp. 149
Knowledge Based Automatic Composition and Variation of Melodies for Minuets in Early Classical Stylep. 159
Inferring Flow of Control in Program Synthesis by Examplep. 171
Compilation Schemes: A Theoretical Tool for Assessing the Expressive Power of Planning Formalismsp. 183
Generalized Cases: Representation and Steps Towards Efficient Similarity Assessmentp. 195
Be Busy and Unique ... or Be History - The Utility Criterion for Removing Units in Self-Organizing Networksp. 207
Development of Decision Support Algorithms for Intensive Care Medicine: A New Approach Combining Time Series Analysis and a Knowledge Base System with Learning and Revision Capabilitiesp. 219
Object Recognition with Shape Prototypes in a 3D Construction Scenariop. 231
Probabilistic, Prediction-Based Schedule Debugging for Autonomous Robot Office Couriersp. 243
Collaborative Multi-robot Localizationp. 255
Object Classification Using Simple, Colour Based Visual Attention and a Hierarchical Neural Network for Neuro-symbolic Integrationp. 267
A Flexible Architecture for Driver Assistance Systemsp. 281
A Theory for Causal Reasoningp. 285
Systematic vs. Local Search for SATp. 289
Information Environments for Software Agentsp. 295
Improving Reasoning Efficiency for Subclasses of Allen's Algebra with Instantiation Intervalsp. 299
Agents in Traffic Modelling - From Reactive to Social Behaviourp. 303
Time-Effect Relations of Medical Interventions in a Clinical Information Systemp. 307
Author Indexp. 311
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