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AI narratives : a history of imaginative thinking about intelligent machines

Author: Stephen Cave; Kanta Sarasvati Monique Dihal; Sarah Dillon
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book is the first to examine the history of imaginative thinking about intelligent machines, featuring contributions from leading humanities and social science scholars who detail the narratives about artificial intelligence (AI) that in turn offer a crucial epistemic site for exploring contemporary debates about these powerful technologies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
AI narratives.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020
(OCoLC)1121288075
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Cave; Kanta Sarasvati Monique Dihal; Sarah Dillon
ISBN: 0192586041 9780192586049 9780191881817 0191881813
OCLC Number: 1143647559
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 424 pages) : illustrations
Contents: IntroductionStephen Cave, Kanta Dihal and Sarah Dillon: Imagining AIPART I - ANTIQUITY TO MODERNITY1: Genevieve Liveley and Sam Thomas: Homer's Intelligent Machines: AI in Antiquity2: E. R. Truitt: Demons and Devices: Artificial and Augmented Intelligence before AI3: Minsoo Kang and Ben Halliburton: The Android of Albertus Magnus: A Legend of Artificial Being4: Kevin LaGrandeur: Artificial Slaves in the Renaissance and the Dangers of Independent Innovation5: Julie Park: Making the Machine Speak: Hearing Artificial Voices in the Eighteenth Century6: Megan Ward: Victorian Fictions of Computational Creativity7: Paul March-Russell: Machines Like Us? Modernism and the Question of the RobotPART II - MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY8: Kanta Dihal: Enslaved Minds: Artificial Intelligence, Slavery, and Revolt9: Will Slocombe: Machine Visions: Artificial Intelligence, Society, and Control10: Graham Matthews: "A push-button type of thinking": Automation, Cybernetics, and AI in Mid-century British Literature11: Beth Singler: Artificial Intelligence and the Parent/Child Narrative12: Anna McFarlane: AI and Cyberpunk Networks13: Stephen Cave: AI: Artificial Immortality and Narratives of Mind-Uploading14: Sarah Dillon and Michael Dillon: Artificial Intelligence and the Sovereign-Governance Game15: Kate Devlin and Olivia Belton: The Measure of a Woman: Fembots, Fact and Fiction16: Gabriel Recchia: The Fall and Rise of AI: Investigating AI Narratives with Computational Methods
Other Titles: Artificial intelligence narratives
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Cave, Kanta Dihal, Sarah Dillon.

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