Workshop on the Foundations of AI: Final Report

Derek Partridge

Abstract


This report makes a case for the need to examine the methodological foundations of AI. Many aspects of AI have not yet developed to a point of general agreement. The goals of AI work, the methods for achieving these goals, the presentation of results, and the assessment of claims are highly contentious issues. All aspects of AI methodology are subject to debate. The Workshop on Foundations of AI was conceived as a forum in which such a debate could proceed. This report presents the rationale behind the event, the details of the program, and finally some afterthoughts.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v8i1.575

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