Accession Number:

AD0785031

Title:

Situations, Actions, and Causal Laws

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

STANFORD UNIV CA DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-07-03

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

A formal theory is given concerning situations, causality and the possibility and effects of actions is given. The theory is intended to be used by the Advice Taker, a computer program that is to decide what to do by reasoning. Some simple examples are given of descriptions of situations and deductions that certain goals can be achieved.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Bionics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE