"This is a revision of my article that came out in July 1999.
The article had a few errors and was missing its conclusion. I have
fixed these errors in this revision and added a few references for
anyone who is interested in looking deeper into the field of AI.
One thing I would like to stress is that this article covers only a
very minimal area in AI."
"Artificial Intelligence is a very controversial subject,
but the way I will approach it in this article is simple and fast.
The way I have been approaching AI is not through the philosophical
or biological aspect, but just as a computational subject.
When humans want to fly, they don't need to study the birds to
learn how to do it, they just get into an airplane. This is my way
of approaching AI. We want to solve puzzles and games through a
computer without really comparing the way a human accomplishes
tasks differently from a computer."
"For the first time in the history of my school, there was going
to be offered an Artificial Intelligence (AI) class. I was very
excited about this class because you hear a lot about AI, but you
don't really see a lot of material for it on magazines and online