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Not another look at the Turing Test!

Warwick, K. (2012) Not another look at the Turing Test! Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7147. pp. 130-140. ISSN 0302-9743

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To link to this article DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-27660-6_11

Abstract/Summary

Practical application of the Turing Test throws up all sorts of questions regarding the nature of intelligence in both machines and humans. For example - Can machines tell original jokes? What would this mean to a machine if it did so? It has been found that acting as an interrogator even top philosophers can be fooled into thinking a machine is human and/or a human is a machine - why is this? Is it that the machine is performing well or is it that the philosopher is performing badly? All these questions, and more, will be considered. Just what does the Turing test tell us about machines and humans? Actual transcripts will be considered with startling results.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Systems Engineering
ID Code:26551
Uncontrolled Keywords:artificial intelligence, Turing test, communication, philosophy
Additional Information:SOFSEM 2012: Theory and Practice of Computer Science 38th Conference on Current Trends in Theory and Practice of Computer Science, Špindleruv Mlýn, Czech Republic, January 21-27, 2012. Proceedings
Publisher:Springer

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