• Artificial Intelligence: The Case Against book cover

    Artificial Intelligence

    The Case Against, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rainer Born

    The purpose of this book, originally published in 1987, was to contribute to the advance of artificial intelligence (AI) by clarifying and removing the major sources of philosophical confusion at the time which continued to preoccupy scientists and thereby impede research. Unlike the vast majority…

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  • Novice Programming Environments: Explorations in Human-Computer Interaction and Artificial Intelligence book cover

    Novice Programming Environments

    Explorations in Human-Computer Interaction and Artificial Intelligence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc Eisenstadt, Mark T. Keane, Tim Rajan

    This book, originally published in 1992, encapsulates ten years of research at the Open University’s Human Cognition Research Laboratory. The research investigates the problems of novice programmers, and is strongly oriented toward the design and implementation of "programming environments" aimed…

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  • The Soft Machine: Cybernetic Fiction book cover

    The Soft Machine

    Cybernetic Fiction, 1st Edition

    By David Porush

    The Soft Machine, originally published in 1985, represents a significant contribution to the study of contemporary literature in the larger cultural and scientific context. David Porush shows how the concepts of cybernetics and artificial intelligence that have sparked our present revolution in…

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  • Artificial Intelligence: Its Philosophy and Neural Context book cover

    Artificial Intelligence

    Its Philosophy and Neural Context, 1st Edition

    By F. H. George

    Originally published in 1986, in order to probe, dispute and analyse the role of artificial intelligence in cybernetic thought and information science, the author pursues this topic within its philosophical, behavioral and neurophysiological contexts, while drawing attention to cognitive issues. By…

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  • Computer Psychotherapy Systems: Theory and Research Foundations book cover

    Computer Psychotherapy Systems

    Theory and Research Foundations, 1st Edition

    By Morton Wagman

    Originally published in 1988, this was the first book to examine the development, application and evaluation of computer counselling and psychotherapy. Integrating concepts of artificial intelligence and psychotherapy, this book provided extensive research data that compared the human therapist to…

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  • The Artificial Life Route to Artificial Intelligence: Building Embodied, Situated Agents book cover

    The Artificial Life Route to Artificial Intelligence

    Building Embodied, Situated Agents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luc Steels, Rodney Brooks

    Originally published in 1995, this volume is the direct result of a conference in which a number of leading researchers from the fields of artificial intelligence and biology gathered to examine whether there was any ground to assume that a new AI paradigm was forming itself and what the essential…

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  • The Question of Artificial Intelligence: Philosophical and Sociological Perspectives book cover

    The Question of Artificial Intelligence

    Philosophical and Sociological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian P. Bloomfield

    Originally published in 1987 when Artificial Intelligence (AI) was one of the most hotly debated subjects of the moment; there was widespread feeling that it was a field whose ‘time had come’, that intelligent machines lay ‘just around the corner’. Moreover, with the onset of the revolution in…

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  • French Perspectives in African Studies: A Collection of Translated Essays book cover

    French Perspectives in African Studies

    A Collection of Translated Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierre Alexandre

    Originally published in 1973, this volume presents some of the main approaches that were developed by French Africanists during the 1940s, 50s and 60s. The book covers social structure, kinship systems, economic change, ethnography, language, history and archaeology in West Africa.…

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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Modern Migrations in Western Africa book cover

    Modern Migrations in Western Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samir Amin

    Originally published in 1974, this volume deals with studies of migration from census and other data, variations in scale, distance and duration of various types of migration, social relations of migrant populations with their home areas and their host communities, and expectations and valuation of…

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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Basuto: A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho book cover

    The Basuto

    A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Ashton

    Originally published in 1952 and as a second edition in 1967 this volume provides a systematic and comprehensive account of the Basuto people and their changing culture, and reviews the developments and changes leading up to 1966 when Basutoland achieved independence as Lesotho. It describes…

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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Christianity in Tropical Africa: Studies Presented and Discussed at the Seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April 1965 book cover

    Christianity in Tropical Africa

    Studies Presented and Discussed at the Seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April 1965, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. G. Baëta

    Originally published in 1968 this volume discusses the issues and problems relevant to Christianity in Tropical Africa. It includes historical studies of the earlier Catholic and Protestant missions and their relationship with African communities, traders and colonial administrations; the social…

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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • West African City: A Study of Tribal Life in Freetown book cover

    West African City

    A Study of Tribal Life in Freetown, 1st Edition

    By Michael Banton

    Originally published in 1957 this volume deals with the issue of large scale immigration into Freetown, Sierra Leone from the rural areas in the 1950s and the problems which arose as a result. It analyzes the way traditional social systems had to adjust to the demands of urban life and charts the…

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