An Annotated Bibliography

CS 520 • Intelligent Systems

Book Selecting Tips

Here are some tips for winnowing the available books to a handful of candidates:

Once you have the candidate books, you can use your tastes and preferences to pick the final one or two books for the course.

Books with call numbers can be found in the library. Linked material from the ACM and the IEEE can be downloaded for free from within the domain.


Artificial Intelligence by Paul Winston from Addison-Wesley, 1992. Q 335 W56 1991

Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, third edition, by Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig from Prentice Hall, 2009. Q335 .R86 1995. web site

Artificial Intelligence: Foundations of Computational Agents by David Poole and Alan Mackworth from Cambridge University Press, 2010. Available on-line.

Intelligent Systems: Principles, Paradigms and Pragmatics by Robert Schalkoff from Jones & Bartlett, 2009.

Principles of Artificial Intelligence by Nils Nilsson from Tioga, 1980. Q335 .N515

Other Resources

Artificial Intelligence and Natural Man by Margaret Boden from J. Wiley, 1977. Q 335 B56

The Emperor’s New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics by Roger Penrorose from Oxford University Press, 1989. Q 335 P415 1989

Knowledge Representation and Reasoning by Ronald Brachmann and Hector Levesque from Morgan Kaufmann, 2004.

Machine Transliteration Survey by Sarvnaz Karimi, Falk Scholer, and Andrew Turpin in Computing Surveys, April 2011 (v. 43, n. 3)

Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern by Douglas Hofstadter from Basic Books, 1985. Q335 .H63 1985

Natural language learning by Eugene Charniak in Computing Surveys, September 1995 (v. 27, n. 3)

Paradigms of Artificial Intelligence Programming by Peter Norvig from Morgan Kaufman, 1992

How the grown-ups do it with Common Lisp.

Think Stats by Allen Downey, O’Reilly, 2011

Statistics and probability for programmers, but if you don’t know anything, it’s better than nothing.

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