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Artificial intelligence : a very short introduction

by Boden, Margaret A.,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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CLP - Homewood Non-Fiction Collection TA347.A78 B63 2018x
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Summary
The applications of Artificial Intelligence lie all around us; in our homes, schools and offices, in our cinemas, in art galleries and -- not least -- on the Internet. The results of Artificial Intelligence have been invaluable to biologists, psychologists, and linguists in helping to understand the processes of memory, learning, and language from a fresh angle.

As a concept, Artificial Intelligence has fueled and sharpened the philosophical debates concerning the nature of the mind, intelligence, and the uniqueness of human beings. In this Very Short Introduction, Margaret A. Boden reviews the philosophical and technological challenges raised by Artificial Intelligence, considering whether programs could ever be really intelligent, creative, or even conscious, and shows how the pursuit of Artificial Intelligence has helped us to appreciate how human and animal minds are possible.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
Contents
What is artificial intelligence?
General intelligence as the Holy Grail
Language, creativity, emotion
Artificial neural networks
Robots and artificial life
But is it intelligence, really?
The singularity.

Additional Information
Series Very short introductions ; 575.
Subjects Artificial intelligence.
Artificial intelligence -- Social aspects.
Publisher New York, NY :2018
Other Titles AI
Language English
Notes "First published in hardback as AI: its nature and future, 2016" -- Title page verso.
Description 164 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-158) and index.
ISBN 9780199602919
0199602913
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