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50 Years of Artificial Intelligence: Essays Dedicated to the 50th ...

Max Lungarella, Fumiya Iida, Josh Bongard, Rolf Pfeifer - 2007 - Computers - Limited preview
This Festschrift volume, published in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Artificial Intelligence, includes 34 refereed papers written by leading researchers in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The papers were carefully selected from the ...

R.U.R.

Karel Capek, Paul Selver, Nigel Playfair - 2001 - Drama - No preview available
Must-read play looks to a future in which all workers are automatons. They revolt when they acquire souls (i.e., when they gain the ability to hate) and the resulting catastrophe make for a powerful theatrical experience.

Alan Turing: Life and Legacy of a Great Thinker

Christof Teuscher - 2004 - Computers - Limited preview
Alan Turing's fundamental contributions to computing led to the development of modern computing technology, and his work continues to inspire researchers in computing science and beyond. This book is the definitive collection of commemorative ...

The Essential Turing

B. Jack. Copeland - 2004 - Science - Limited preview
Alan Turing, pioneer of computing and WWII codebreaker, is one of the most important and influential thinkers of the twentieth century. In this volume for the first time his key writings are made available to a broad, non-specialist readership ...

Faces of Intention: Selected Essays on Intention and Agency

Michael Bratman - 1999 - Computers - Limited preview
A collection of essays is concerned with deepening our understanding of the notion of intention.

Universal Artificial Intelligence: Sequential Decisions Based on Algorithmic ...

Marcus Hutter - 2004 - Computers - No preview available
Personal motivation. The dream of creating artificial devices that reach or outperform human inteUigence is an old one. It is also one of the dreams of my youth, which have never left me. What makes this challenge so interesting? A solution would ...

Mind as Machine: A History of Cognitive Science, Volume 2

Margaret A. Boden - 2006 - Cognitive science - Limited preview
Cognitive science endeavours to understand the mind by modelling its workings. It covers a range of aspects of mind, not just 'cognition' in the sense of knowledge or reasoning, but emotion, personality, social communication, and action. This set ...

Machines Who Think: A Personal Inquiry into the History and Prospects of ...

Pamela McCorduck - 2004 - Computers - No preview available
Pamela McCorduck first went among the artificial intelligentsia when the field was fresh and new, and asked the scientists engaged in it what they were doing and why. She saw artificial intelligence as the scientific apotheosis of one of the most ...