Political science and artificial intelligence are both 'sciences of the artificial,' in the apt phrase of political scientist and AI pioneer Herbert Simon (1981). They both concern themselves with artifice, or intentional effects of human actors. ... We have sought in this essay ... to provide something more than a simple literature review. We hope that we have imparted a sense of the variety and innovative spirit that characterizes the nascent tradition we describe.
- from Political Science: Artificial Intelligence Applications. By Gavan Duffy and Seth A. Tucker. Social Science Computing Review Spring, 1995.
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