[erlang-questions] Artificial Intelligence and Erlang?
Mon Apr 30 17:24:56 CEST 2012
Erlang & neural networks:
On Apr 30, 2012, at 5:18 PM, Miles Fidelman wrote:
> Yves S. Garret wrote:
>> Does anyone know of a good source on AI and Erlang? A book would be awesome! Most of the sources that I see out there have Lisp as the functional programming language of choice. Erlang seems like a better option given it's nature of distributed nature and ability to place a ton of processes in less space.
> Not Erlang per se, but Erlang is really an implementation of the Actor formalism. You'll find a lot if you google on things like:
> "actor model"
> "actor formalism"
> planner (the computer language)
> "Carl Hewitt" - the father of the actor formalism
> be warned, if you google on "artifical intelligence" + actors - you'll get lots of pages on A.I. the movie :-)
> In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
> In practice, there is. .... Yogi Berra
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