AI for DUMMIES Sorry for the name but someone suggested such a thing be created, Last Updated July2004 Part1: What is AI? Terms (Strong, Week), About Great ideas… Part2: mainly newsgroup links: Applications, Types (Genetic algorithms) (Natural Language processing!) (Robotics) (Artificial Morality!) Part3: Associations and Journals ( in the above categories) Part4: Books Part5: Information (Machine-readable dictionary, thesaurus!) (Training sets for Machine learning algorithms!) Part6: Software, example software (ChatBOT, Speech, ) HERE: http://www.faqs.org/faqs/ai-faq/general/part1/ By Ric Crabbe, Amit Dubey, and Mark Kantrowitz Chinese Room http://www.fact-index.com/c/ch/chinese_room.html from http://www.fact-index.com/a/ar/artificial_intelligence.html MiniMax Algorithm (For competitive games) http://www.cs.vassar.edu/faculty/welty/oldcourses/cogsci100.98f/minimax.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minimax_algorithm MiniMax Explained by Paulo Pinto http://ai-depot.com/LogicGames/MiniMax.html Books, Tutorials, Libraries, Research, Papers, Essays Neural Networks http://neuralnetworks.ai-depot.com/ Genetic Algorithms http://geneticalgorithms.ai-depot.com/ Reinforcement Learning http://reinforcementlearning.ai-depot.com/ By Alex Champandard Free Web Book on: Java AI programming http://www.markwatson.com/opencontent/javaai_lic.htm THE list of grand claims: http://www.kurzweilai.net/meme/frame.html?m=3 end. References: General AI Please post any suggestions and comments, and although it currently is nowhere near thorough I hope to put everyone’s links and explanations together into this first section and change it significantly to improve knowledge management of this thread.