"A nontechnical treatment of AI, recommended for general readers." Choice
"...a valuable resource and a model for future publications." William Hunt, Canadian Artificial Intelligence
"...any reader who wants to stop at the question as to what AI really is will find this collection of papers a valuable sourcebook." G.A.W. Vreeswijk, Mathematical Reviews
Designed to address the fundamental issues or principles underlying artificial intelligence, the editors have selected not only papers recognized as classics but many commissioned from different perspectives as well.