In 1987, Craig Reynolds, then at Symbolics, Inc.
, published his landmark "boids" experiment, bridging the gap between artificial life and computer animation .
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A better name for expert systems might be "clerk systems," says Howard Shrobe of Symbolics, Inc.
, in Cambridge, Mass.
 Symbolics, Inc.
Symbolics Common Lisp--Language Concepts, Chapter 19 "Flavors," Symbolics, Inc.
, Burlington Mass., 1988.
The company installed several programs, including Patran (PDA Engineering, Costa Mesa, Calif.); Nastran (MacNeal-Schwendler Corp., Los Angeles), which was later replaced by Abaqus (Hibbitt, Karlsson, and Sorensen, Inc., Providence, R.I.); ACSL (Advanced Continuous Simulation Language, Mitchell and Gauthier Associates, Concord, Mass.); Macsyma (Symbolics, Inc.
, Burlington, Mass.); Pro-Matlab (MathWorks, Inc., Natick, Mass.); and DADS (Dynamic Analysis and Design System, Computer Aided Design Software, Inc., Oakdale, Iowa).
But at Symbolics, Inc.
, a small company in Palo Alto, Calif.
SCOTT MCKAY is a consulting member of the technical staff of Symbolics, Inc.
His current research interest include advanced software development tools and environments, next-generation user interface tools, visual programming languages.
Capability: Symbolics, Inc.
, has ported its Macsyma program for algebra, calculus, and symbolic math to personal computers containing the 80386 CPU.
Guest Systems Council participants were: Apollo Computer, Inc., Atherton Technology, Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc., Cadre Technologies, Inc., Context Corporation, Data Base Engines, Inc., Digital Equipment Corporation, Flavors Technology, Inc., Gould, Inc., Index Technologies Corporation, Interactive Software Corporation, Interleaf, Inc., Intermetrics, Inc., Metier Management Systems, Inc., Personal Library Software, Quantitative Technology Corporation, Sun Microsystems, Inc., Symbolics, Inc.
, Texas Instruments, Inc., and Unitech Software, Inc.