Computers & Internet Books:

The Simulation of Human Intelligence

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

The Simulation of Human Intelligence
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Recent rapid advances in high-speed computer technology have provided a new reality, an perhaps urgency, to the arguments concerning some of the most basic and long-standing of philosophical issues. If computers can, before too long, achieve a genuine artificial intelligence, then may they not also have artificial minds? In this series of lectures, a distinguished group of international contributors from a variety of disciplines debate the current position. Donald Broadbent's introduction describes the parallels in human and machine behaviour, asserting the value of a scientific approach. Roger Penrose goes on to set the scene by evaluating current claims and issues, supporting a sceptical view. Contributions from Allen Newell, Dana Ballard and Mike Brady present some recent achievements of engineering and computer science, showing just how far machines have come. In his chapter Edmund Rolls offers a perspective from neuroscience and examines how certain cognitive processes (such as memory) can be understood in terms of how the brain itself computes and functions. From linguistics, Gerald Gazdar considers recent progress in getting computers to handle natural languages (such as English, Japanese, etc) rather than artificial languages. In the final chapter, Margaret Boden assesses the impact on philosophty of the current argument, which hangs on the resolution of a deep philosophical debate about the nature of mind.
Release date NZ
December 17th, 1992
Contributor
Edited by Donald E. Broadbent
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Blackwell Publishers
Pages
232
Dimensions
166x228x14
ISBN-13
9780631187332
Product ID
3089500

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 408 Banana Points