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Machines that think : the future of artificial intelligence

by Walsh, Toby,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction Q335.W3525 2018
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Northern Tier Regional Library Nonfiction 006.3 WALSH
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction 006.3 W16
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Scott Township Library Nonfiction 006.3 WALSH
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Summary
A scientist who has spent a career developing Artificial Intelligence takes a realistic look at the technological challenges and assesses the likely effect of AI on the future.

How will Artificial Intelligence (AI) impact our lives? Toby Walsh, one of the leading AI researchers in the world, takes a critical look at the many ways in which "thinking machines" will change our world.

Based on a deep understanding of the technology, Walsh describes where Artificial Intelligence is today, and where it will take us.


* Will automation take away most of our jobs?
* Is a "technological singularity" near?
* What is the chance that robots will take over?
* How do we best prepare for this future?

The author concludes that, if we plan well, AI could be our greatest legacy, the last invention human beings will ever need to make.
Additional Information
Subjects Artificial intelligence -- Popular works.
Artificial intelligence -- Forecasting -- Popular works.
Computational intelligence -- Popular works.
Publisher Amherst, New York :2018
Language English
Description iii, 331 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-320) and index.
ISBN 9781633883758
1633883752
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