VALIANT, L: Probably Approximately Correct: Nature’s Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World

Valiant, Leslie. Probably Approximately Correct: Nature’s Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World. Basic Books, 2013. ISBN: 9780465032716. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket.Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26024) $12.00

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Illustrated. 195p. Index. Glossary. Notes and References. Computer scientist Leslie Valiant draws on his background as a machine learning expert to argue that evolution is a subset of learning processes.

HAUGELAND, J: Mind Design: Philosophy, Psychology, and Artificial Intelligence

Mind Design: Philosophy, Psychology, and Artificial Intelligence book coverHaugeland, John (editor). Mind Design: Philosophy, Psychology, and Artificial Intelligence. The MIT Press, 1981. ISBN: 0262580527. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#23488) $12.00

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Classic compendium of papers on artificial intelligence. Includes essays by Allen Newell and Herbert A. Simon, Zenon Pylyshyn, Marvin Minsky, David Marr, Drew McDermott, Hubert L. Dreyfus, Hilary Putnam, Daniel C. Dennett, John R. Searle, Jerry A. Fodor, Donald Davidson, and John Haugeland. 368p. References.