Michael Frank Deering: AI Projects
This page describes several Artificial Intelligence projects I was involved in.
Schlumberger/Fairchild: Automated in-process IC inspection
This was my first project at Schlumberger: a project to design a machine to inspect microscope images of IC circuits for manufacturing defects.
Schlumberger/Fairchild: Fairchild AI Machine
This was an audacious design for a custom wafer-scale AI machine.
Advanced AI Systems: Prolog
This was a commercial Macintosh software product who’s early code was based on one of my AI packages.
Smith-Kettlewell Institute of Visual Sciences/Berkeley: Real-Time Natural Scene Analysis for a Blind Prothesis
This was my Ph.D. research project for building a blind mobility aid based on computer vision techniques.
Berkeley: Pearl: A Package For the Efficient Representation of Knowledge in Lisp
This was a Lisp based AI package that I coauthored.
This was my second AI package (it preceded PEARL).