Accession Number : AD0685612

Title :   HEURISTIC DENDRAL: A FAMILY OF LISP PROGRAMS,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CALIF DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Sutherland,Georgia

Report Date : 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 48

Abstract : The Heuristic Dendral program for generating explanatory hypotheses in organic chemistry is described as an application of the programming language LISP. The description emphasizes the non-chemical aspects of the program, particularly the 'topologist' which generates all tree graphs of a collection of nodes. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ORGANIC COMPOUNDS, *COMPUTER PROGRAMMING), TOPOLOGY, ALGORITHMS, MASS SPECTROSCOPY, PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE