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, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp 291–297 | Cite as

Can Machine Intelligence be Measured in the Same Way as Human intelligence?

  • Tarek Besold
  • José Hernández-Orallo
  • Ute SchmidEmail author


In recent years the number of research projects on computer programs solving human intelligence problems in artificial intelligence (AI), artificial general intelligence, as well as in Cognitive Modelling, has significantly grown. One reason could be the interest of such problems as benchmarks for AI algorithms. Another, more fundamental, motivation behind this area of research might be the (implicit) assumption that a computer program that successfully can solve human intelligence problems has human-level intelligence and vice versa. This paper analyses this assumption.


Intelligence tests Strong AI Psychometric AI  Cognitive modelling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tarek Besold
    • 1
  • José Hernández-Orallo
    • 2
  • Ute Schmid
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of Cognitive ScienceUniversity of OsnabrückOsnabrückGermany
  2. 2.Dept. de Sistemes Informàtics i ComputacióUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain
  3. 3.Faculty Information Systems and Applied Computer ScienceUniversity of BambergBambergGermany

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