Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence

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Harvard University Press, 1988 - Computers - 214 pages
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Arguing that within the next fifty years machines will equal humans not only in reasoning power but also in their ability to perceive, interact with, and change their environment, the author describes the tremendous technological advances possible in thefield of robotics
  

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A great read, thought-provoking and my go-to reference when it comes to AI. Keeps me in the check when I'm out there shaping behaviors with new technology. Read full review

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User Review  - Tom Mueller - Goodreads

My GR friend, Jason, turned me on to this one. Ever since learning the phrase AI and its' implications, I have been enthralled by the prospects of yet another SF proposal to become more or less main ... Read full review

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Contents

Prologue
1
Figures
18
Autonomous Navigation
33
Powering Up
51
The Retina
52
Symbiosis
75
ENIAC
76
Unreal EstateThe Road to Point Reyes
92
Computer Virus Blowup
130
Breakout
147
Spacetime Pyramid
156
Retinas and Computers
163
Measuring Computer Power
169
The Outer Limits of Computation
178
Think Therefore I Am
180
Bibliography
197

Grandfather Clause
100
The Corpus Callosum
113
Wildlife
125
Robot Pals
202
Acknowledgments
203
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About the author (1988)

BHans Moravec, one of the leaders of robotics research, was a founder of the world's largest robotics program, at Carnegie Mellon University. The author of Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence, Moravec lives in Pittsburgh.

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