Faith in the algorithm, part 1: beyond the turing test

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Since the Turing test was first proposed by Alan Turing in 1950, the goal of artificial intelligence has been predicated on the ability for computers to imitate human intelligence. However, the majority of uses for the computer can be said to fall outside the domain of human abilities and it is exactly outside of this domain where computers have demonstrated their greatest contribution. Another definition for artificial intelligence is one that is not predicated on human mimicry, but instead, on human amplification, where the algorithms that are best at accomplishing this are deemed the most intelligent. This article surveys various ... continued below

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Rodriguez, Marko A & Pepe, Alberto January 1, 2009.

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Since the Turing test was first proposed by Alan Turing in 1950, the goal of artificial intelligence has been predicated on the ability for computers to imitate human intelligence. However, the majority of uses for the computer can be said to fall outside the domain of human abilities and it is exactly outside of this domain where computers have demonstrated their greatest contribution. Another definition for artificial intelligence is one that is not predicated on human mimicry, but instead, on human amplification, where the algorithms that are best at accomplishing this are deemed the most intelligent. This article surveys various systems that augment human and social intelligence.

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  • 2nd AISB Symposium on Computing and Philosophy ; April 9, 2009 ; Heriot-Watt Univ, Edinburgh Scotland

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Rodriguez, Marko A & Pepe, Alberto. Faith in the algorithm, part 1: beyond the turing test, article, January 1, 2009; [New Mexico]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc933106/: accessed July 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.