This book provides an overview of the study of international relations using a computational modeling approach (abbreviated as Al/IR). It deals with general theoretical and applied issues in AI/IR subfield and also showcases actual research produced by those working in the AI/IR subfield.
0. Introduction 1. Artificial Intelligence and International Relations: An Overview Part One: Conceptual Issues and Practical Concerns 2. Artificial Intelligence and Intuitive Foreign Policy Decision-Makers Viewed as Limited Information Processors: Some Conceptual Issues and Practical Concerns for the Future 3. Steps Toward Artificial Intelligence: Rule-Based, Case-Based, and Explanation-Based Models of Politics 4. Text Modeling for International Politics: A Tourist's Guide to RELATUS 5. Reasoning and Intelligibility 6. The Computational Modeling of Strategic Time Part Two: AI/IR Research: International Events and Foreign Policy Decision Making 7. Pattern Recognition of International Event Sequences: A Machine Learning Approach 8. Scripting International Power Dramas: A Model of Situational Predisposition 9. UNCLESAM: The Application of a Rule-Based Model of U.S. Foreign Policy Making 10. Modeling Foreign Policy Decision Making as Knowledge-Based Reasoning 11. Decision Making and Development: A "Glass Box" Approach to Representation Part Three: AI/IR Research: The Discourse of Foreign Policy 12. The Expertise of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee 13. Reproduction of Perception and Decision in the Early Cold War 14. Theoretical Categories and Data Construction in Computational Models of Foreign Policy 15. Semantic Content Analysis: A New Methodology for the RELATUS Natural Language Environment 16. Time Space: Representing Historical Time for Efficient Event Retrieval