Report 83-25.pdf

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Department of Computer'cience Stanford University Stanford, Cahfornta 9405 THE STANFORD Artificial Intelligence Project, later known as the Stanford Al Lab or SAIL, was created by Prof. John McCarthy shortly after his arrival at Stanford in 1962. As a faculty member in the Computer Science Division of the Mathematics Department, McCarthy began supervising research in artificial intelligence and timesharing systems with a few stucents. McCarthy built a large and active research organization involving many other faculty and research projects as well as his own. His advice, "don't try to unify the report" preempted any contrary obligations I felt to readers. I also appreciate time and Information from Ed Feigenbaum.