We have collected titles for about 2000 publications before 1993 that have been influential in the development of AI, for example, by introducing new concepts or methods or demonstrating a proof-of-concept. As part of our virtual archive, we are adding URLs for onlne versions when we can find them. Some publications have been digitized and put online here if they are not otherwise available.
Click on the title to see the digitized full text when it is available. Reorder the list by date, title, or author by clicking on one of the column headers in the classics table.
Information about the sources we used and the process for selecting entries may be found on the page Information about the Virtual Archive.