In Memoriam: Arthur Samuel: Pioneer in Machine Learning

  • John McCarthy
  • Edward A. Feigenbaum

Abstract

Arthur Samuel (1901-1990) was a pioneer of artificial intelligence research. From 1949 through the late 1960s, he did the best work in making computers learn from their expe-rience. His vehicle for this work was the game of checkers.
Published
1990-09-15
Section
Editorials