- Category: Computer
- Author: Rebecca E. Skinner
- File type: PDF (214 pages, 1.3 MB)
Read and download free eBook intituled Building the Second Mind, 1961-1980: From the Ascendancy of ARPA to the Advent of Commercial Expert Systems in format PDF (214 pages, 1.3 MB) created by Rebecca E. Skinner.
This book tells the story of the development, during the 1960s and 1970s, of AI, the field that sought to get computers to do things that would be considered intelligent if a person did them.
In the late 1950s, the field was founded and began to undertake extremely rudimentary logic and problem-solving programs.
In the 1960s, the immense growth in funding given to the field of computing, the development of integrated circuits for mainframe computing, and the increasing numbers of people in AI and in computer science in general, tremendously advanced the field.
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