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Matthew Fuller

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780262062749

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.001.0001

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Software Studies

Andrew Goffey

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This chapter explores the concept of computing intelligence by taking the Turing machine into consideration. It also discusses the Turing test in the research of machine intelligence and states that this computer intelligence dominates human intelligence in every intellectual aspect. Additionally, the chapter discusses the competitive environment between cognitive science and the computer. Important concepts like machine translation, artificial life, and artificial intelligence play a crucial role in the discussion of computer machinery intelligence. The chapter analyzes the frameworks of different computer scientists, with relevant illustrations.

Keywords:   Turing machine, Turing test, machine intelligence, human intelligence, machine translation, artificial life, artificial intelligence

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