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Introduction: The Mechanical Mind

Philip Husbands, Michael Wheeler, and Owen Holland

in The Mechanical Mind in History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083775
eISBN:
9780262256384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083775.003.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

This introductory chapter puts the contributions to this book into the wider context of the history of mind as machine. This is not intended to be a comprehensive history, or anything like it, but is ... More


What Did Alan Turing Mean by “Machine”?

Andrew Hodges

in The Mechanical Mind in History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083775
eISBN:
9780262256384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083775.003.0005
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

This chapter focuses on the title of Alan Turing’s unpublished 1948 report “Intelligent Machinery” to explore what Turing intended by an “intelligent machine.” Turing saw central roles for new ... More


The Mechanical Mind in History

Phil Husbands, Owen Holland, and Michael Wheeler (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083775
eISBN:
9780262256384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083775.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

The idea of intelligent machines has become part of popular culture. But tracing the history of the actual science of machine intelligence reveals a rich network of cross-disciplinary ... More


Gordon Pask His Maverick Machines

Jon Bird and Ezequiel Di Paolo

in The Mechanical Mind in History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083775
eISBN:
9780262256384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083775.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

This chapter focuses on the early period of Gordon Pask’s life, tracing the development of his research from his days as a Cambridge undergraduate to the period in the late 1950s when his work ... More


Our Biometric Future: Facial Recognition Technology and the Culture of Surveillance

Kelly A. Gates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732090
eISBN:
9780814733035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732090.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Since the 1960s, a significant effort has been underway to program computers to “see” the human face—to develop automated systems for identifying faces and distinguishing them from one ... More


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