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Special Issues of Artificial Intelligence

This collection of extended versions of 12 papers from the First International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning provides a snapshot of the best current work in AI on formal methods and principles of representation and reasoning.

Edited by David A. Kirsh

In the 11 contributions, theorists historically associated with each position identify the basic tenets of their position.

Edited by Geoffrey Hinton

Addressing the current tension within the artificial intelligence community between advocates of powerful symbolic representations that lack efficient learning procedures and advocates of relatively simple learning procedures that lack the ability to represent complex structures effectively.

These essays explore cognitively oriented empirical trials that use AI programming as a modeling methodology and that can provide valuable insight into a variety of learning problems.

Paradigms and Methods
Edited by Jaime Carbonell