I've read the paragraph about AI becoming a science and therefore more
formal. But somehow I'm having the impression that the informal
approach to problems in AI remains to be more common rather than
the rigorous/proof based style of other fields in computer science.
Don't get me wrong - that isn't meant as a criticism of the book, just
a general impression. (I've encountered other AI books/papers that
So where about can AI be found (considering a "formality hierarchy")?
Close to Formal Methods and Analysis of Algorithms, or rather near
fields like Software Engineering?
Maybe someone with more experience than me could comment on this?