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  • Action selection — is a way of characterizing the most basic problem of intelligent systems: what to do next. In artificial intelligence and computational cognitive science, the action selection problem is typically associated with intelligent agents and animats… …   Wikipedia

  • course — course1 W1S1 [ko:s US ko:rs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 of course 2 of course not 3¦(education)¦ 4¦(time)¦ 5¦(development)¦ 6¦(plans)¦ 7¦(actions)¦ 8¦(direction)¦ 9 on course 10¦(meal)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • course — [[t]kɔ͟ː(r)s[/t]] ♦ courses, coursing, coursed 1) Course is often used in the expression of course , or instead of of course in informal spoken English. See of course. Syn: of course 2) N UNCOUNT: also a N The course of a vehicle, especially a… …   English dictionary

  • course — /kawrs, kohrs/, n., v., coursed, coursing. n. 1. a direction or route taken or to be taken. 2. the path, route, or channel along which anything moves: the course of a stream. 3. advance or progression in a particular direction; forward or onward… …   Universalium

  • course — course1 [ kɔrs ] noun count *** ▸ 1 series of classes ▸ 2 action someone chooses ▸ 3 way things develop ▸ 4 direction something follows ▸ 5 part of meal ▸ 6 area for sports ▸ 7 medical treatment ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a series of classes or lectures in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • course — 1 noun 1 of course a) used when you are mentioning something that you think other people already know, or should know: Your car insurance must, of course, be renewed every year. b) used to say that what you or someone else has just said is not… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • course — [[t]kɔrs, koʊrs[/t]] n. v. coursed, cours•ing 1) a direction or route taken or to be taken 2) the path, route, or channel along which anything moves: the course of a stream[/ex] 3) advance or progression in a particular direction 4) the… …   From formal English to slang

  • action — ac|tion [ ækʃən ] noun *** ▸ 1 process of doing something ▸ 2 something someone does ▸ 3 movement ▸ 4 effect of drug/chemical ▸ 5 fighting in war ▸ 6 exciting events ▸ 7 events in play/movie ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the process of doing something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • action */*/*/ — UK [ˈækʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms action : singular action plural actions 1) [uncountable] the process of doing something, especially in order to stop a bad situation from developing or continuing Officials are not planning any drastic action.… …   English dictionary

  • course — I UK [kɔː(r)s] / US [kɔrs] noun [countable] Word forms course : singular course plural courses *** 1) a series of lessons or lectures in an academic subject or a practical skill a drama/secretarial/Spanish course course in: an introductory course …   English dictionary


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