CSE 472/572, Spring 2002


EPAM, the Elementary Perceiver And Memorizer, was an early AI program that did letter-sequence completion tasks, memorizing associated pairs of nonsense syllables.

Such a program could be:

For more information, see:

  1. Feigenbaum, Edward A. (1963), "The Simulation of Verbal Learning Behavior", in Edward A. Feigenbaum & Jerome Feldman (eds.), Computers and Thought (New York: McGraw-Hill). (Lockwood & SEL Q335.5 .F4)

  2. Slagle, James R. (1971), Artificial Intelligence: The Heuristic Programming Approach (New York: McGraw-Hill), Ch. 12. (SEL Q335 .S57)

  3. Modelling the acquisition of syntactic categories

  4. Do a Google search on "EPAM and Feigenbaum"

Copyright © 2002 by William J. Rapaport (rapaport@cse.buffalo.edu)
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