Erlang AI?

Craig Dickson crd@REDACTED
Tue Feb 29 16:00:11 CET 2000

James Hague <jhague@REDACTED> wrote:

> IMO Erlang is the best functional language for AI work, because of atoms
> and dynamic typing.

Scheme has both those properties, plus the ability to manipulate code as
data, which I would think terribly useful for AI. Why is Erlang a better
language for AI than Scheme? (I suppose Erlang's concurrency might be

> I'm  still grinding out C++ code at a furious pace during the day,
> unfortunately :)

Me too (sigh). Any Erlang jobs in Silicon Valley?


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