AI and Its Uses in Simulations

  • Larry Chasteen


Intelligent reasoning by computers has been a goal of computer scientists ever since computers were first invented in the 1950s. This task became known as artificial intelligence (AI). AI has experienced several waves of optimism, followed by disappointment and the loss of funding, followed by new approaches, success and renewed funding. The use of AI in simulations has followed a similar path of ups and downs. There were many papers in the 1980