Erlang AI?

James Hague <>
Tue Feb 29 03:17:32 CET 2000


>	I greatly appreciate Erlang's combination of a symbolic language with
>enterprise virtues (robustness, concurrency, etc.).  Most of the documents
>and discussion I've seen tend to emphasize the latter.  Are there Erlang AI
>libraries, or open source Erlang AI projects?  

IMO Erlang is the best functional language for AI work, because of atoms 
and dynamic typing.  It should be relatively easy to convert most any 
program in Norvig's _Paradigms of Artificial Intelligence Programming_ to 
Erlang.  I've been meaning to try a few, but I haven't had the time.  I'm 
still grinding out C++ code at a furious pace during the day, 
unfortunately :)

James



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