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KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Believe it or not, artificial intelligence (AI) research began in the 1950s by the likes of MIT professor Marvin Minsky who taught computers to play (and win) at games like checkers, to speak their minds with voice synthesizers and to perform other tasks deemed amazing in that day. However, by the 1970s AI fell into disrepute due to lack of progress, only to be resurrected in the 1980s in the form of "expert systems" which went through several generations ending in the 5th Generation Japan project that got the whole world re-interested in AI. That's when the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) was founded. AI again fell into disrepute, due to limitations on the "expert system" paradigm, but the German's continued anyway giving DFKI funding starting in 1988 and eventually set up the organization as a self-sustaining non-profit...

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