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Turing’s Test

  • Nuno CratoEmail author
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Abstract

Will we succeed one day in constructing machines capable of thinking? This is a more profound question than it at first seems, and has been one of the most hotly debated topics among philosophers over the centuries. When computers first appeared, these debates flared up again and their tone became more pressing. Nowadays, with computer programs capable of beating the world’s chess champion, it makes a lot of sense to ask whether, when all is said and done, artificial intelligence is not in fact true intelligence.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. MatemáticaUniversidade Técnica de Lisboa, Inst. Superior de Economia e GestãoLisboaPortugal

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