Accession Number : AD0686760

Title :   THOUGHTS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPUTER LEARNING PROGRAMS,

Corporate Author : RESEARCH ANALYSIS CORP MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s) : Throop,Thomas A.

Report Date : APR 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : The objectives of the paper are to discuss artificial intelligence and learning by a computer program, to present a brief review of the historical development of war games, and to discuss two environments well suited to the development of a computer program with learning abilities. The paper is divided into the following four sections: considerations concerning artificial intelligence and learning by a computer program, a brief history of the development of war games, a learning program for playing a war game, and a learning program for playing bridge.

Descriptors :   (*ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING), (*LEARNING MACHINES, *WAR GAMES), DECISION MAKING, GAME THEORY, DIGITAL COMPUTERS, LEARNING, ALGORITHMS, TACTICAL WARFARE, LOGISTICS

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Bionics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE