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Invited Speach: Embedded AI, AI research at Mälardalen University


Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper


Swedish Society for Artificial Intelligence, SAIS2001


Pure AI systems are rare today, but intelligent features embedded in traditional systems is an area we believe will grow very fast and be one of the main keys in carrying industry into the knowledge age (in contrast to the information age where information is mainly interpreted by humans, knowledge is the ability to use information in intelligent, creative end flexible ways). AI components offer enhanced functionality, often significantly improving the overall functionality and benefits of a system.We are convinced that the majority of systems in future necessarily will include AI components. These will add intelligent behavior, improving traditional systems flexibility and ability to: adapt to new circumstances; actively search for new knowledge; update and improve their behavior; creatively solve unexpected situations; collect experience from external sources; use heuristic search methods where traditional search methods falter or are unreliable; predict and optimize interaction using user modeling. This is achieved using a variety of different AI techniques, to mention some: case-based reasoning, rule based reasoning, neural networks, genetic algorithms, declarative formalisms (also looking at combinations of these).


author = {Peter Funk},
title = {Invited Speach: Embedded AI, AI research at M{\"a}lardalen University},
month = {March},
year = {2001},
booktitle = {Swedish Society for Artificial Intelligence, SAIS2001},
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