Most of the reasoning that people do is non-numeric. AI programs often do some numerical calculation, but focus on reasoning with symbols that represent objects and relationships in the real world.
Examples of symbolic processing:
(show me a good chinese restaurant in los altos)
if: the patient is male then: the patient is not pregnant
If y = m*x+b, what is the derivative of y with respect to x?
Contents    Page-10    Prev    Next    Page+10    Index