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Melanie Mitchell – “Artificial Intelligence” – St. Louis County Library

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

No recent scientific enterprise has proved as alluring, terrifying, and filled with extravagant promise and frustrating setbacks as artificial intelligence. Award-winning author and leading computer scientist, Melanie Mitchell now reveals its turbulent history and the recent surge of apparent successes, grand hopes, and emerging fears that surround AI. Interweaving stories about the science and the people behind it, “Artificial Intelligence” brims with clear-sighted, captivating, accounts of the most provocative modern work in AI. This frank, lively book will prove an indispensable guide to understanding today’s AI, its quest for “human-level” intelligence, and its impacts on all of our futures.

Books will be available for purchase at the event from The Novel Neighbor or order now HERE.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
About the Author:
Melanie Mitchell has a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Michigan, where she studied with the cognitive scientist and writer Douglas Hofstadter; together, they created the Copycat program, which makes creative analogies in an idealized world. The author or editor of several books (such as Complexity: A Guided Tour) and numerous scholarly papers, Mitchell is currently professor of computer science at Portland State University and external professor at the Santa Fe Institute.

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Date:
November 6
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

St. Louis County Library – Headquarters
1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States
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Phone:
314-994-3300
Website:
http://www.slcl.org/content/headquarters