[erlang-questions] Artificial Intelligence and Erlang?

Zabrane Mickael <>
Mon Apr 30 17:35:29 CEST 2012

Erlang & MultiAgents systems:
* Exat (source somewhere on the Net): http://www.erlang.se/euc/05/Santoro.pdf
* http://www.erlang.se/workshop/2004/carlosvarela.pdf


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 :-)
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