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Machines and thought

Author: Peter J R Millican; Andy Clark
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Mind Association occasional series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:The legacy of Alan Turing, v.1
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This is the first of two volumes of essays on the intellectual legacy of Alan Turing, whose work in artificial intelligence and computer science made him one of the seminal thinkers of the century.  Read more...

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Named Person: Alan Mathison Turing
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J R Millican; Andy Clark
ISBN: 0198238762 9780198238768 0198235933 9780198235934
OCLC Number: 491115631
Description: x-297 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Subcognition and the Limits of the Turing Test ; 2. Turing's Test and Conscious Thought ; 3. The Turing Test: AI's Biggest Blind Alley? ; 4. The Intentional Stance and the Imitation Game ; 5. Machine as Mind ; 6. Minds, Machines, and Godel: A Retrospect ; 7. Human versus Mechanical Intelligence ; 8. The Church-Turing Thesis: Its Nature and Status ; 9. Measurement and Computational Description ; 10. Beyond Turing Equivalence ; 11. The Demise of the Turing Machine in Complexity Theory ; 12. A Grammar-Based Approach to Common-Sense Reasoning ; 13. Chaos: Its Past, its Present, but Mostly its Future ; 14. The Hierarchies of Knowledge and the Mathematics of Discovery
Series Title: Mind Association occasional series.
Responsibility: ed. by P.J.R. Millican and Andy Clark.
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a useful and thought-provoking cross-section of some of the most interesting lines of inquiry that Turing has inspired. Norman Gall, Minds and Machines A fascinating series of essays ... we can all Read more...

 
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