Minsky describes artificial intelligence (AI) research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Topics include: the work of John McCarthy; changes in the MIT research laboratories with the advent of Project MAC; research in the areas of expert systems, graphics, word processing, and time-sharing; variations in the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) attitude toward AI with changes in directorship; and the role of ARPA in AI research.
Marvin Lee Minsky, OH 179. Oral history interview by Arthur L. Norberg, 1 November 1989, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107503
Transcript, 61 pp. Audio file available at http://purl.umn.edu/95663
Minsky, Marvin Lee, 1927-.
Oral history interview with Marvin L. Minsky.
Charles Babbage Institute.
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