Artificial Intelligence: What can it do for Astronomy?

  • R. Albrecht
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 40)


This paper summarizes the development and the applications of artificial intelligence (AI) techniques, and examines their application to astronomy. Areas of actual and possible use are identified. An attempt is made to extrapolate into future applications, emphasizing inter-disciplinary aspects and improvements of research methodology.


Expert System Software Development Environment Astronomical Research Artificial Intelligence Application Expert System Shell 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Albrecht
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    • 2
  1. 1.Space Telescope European Coordinating FacilityEuropean Southern ObservatoryGarching/MünchenGermany
  2. 2.Astrophysics Division, Space Science DepartmentEuropean Space AgencyFrance

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