Making the Right Identification in the Turing Test

  • Saul Traiger
Part of the Studies in Cognitive Systems book series (COGS, volume 30)


The test Turing proposed for machine intelligence is usually understood to be a test of whether a computer can fool a human into thinking that the computer is a human. This standard interpretation is rejected in favor of a test based on the Imitation Game introduced by Turing at the beginning of “Computing Machinery and Intelligence.”

Key words

Artificial Intelligence Imitation Game Turing Test 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saul Traiger
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  1. 1.Occidental CollegeDepartment of Philosophy and Cognitive Science ProgramLos AngelesUSA

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