The Annotation Game: On Turing (1950) on Computing, Machinery, and Intelligence


Harnad, Stevan (2006) The Annotation Game: On Turing (1950) on Computing, Machinery, and Intelligence. In, Epstein, Robert and Peters, Grace (eds.) Philosophical and Methodological Issues in the Quest for the Thinking Computer. Evolving Consciousness , Kluwer.

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This is Turing's classical paper with every passage quote/commented to highlight what Turing said, might have meant, and should have meant. The paper was equivocal about whether the full robotic test was intended, or only the email/penpal test, whether all candidates are eligible, or only computers, and whether the criterion for passing is really total, liefelong equavalence and indistinguishability or merely fooling enough people enough of the time. Once these uncertainties are resolved, Turing's Test remains cognitive science's rightful (and sole) empirical criterion today.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Address: Amsterdam
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 257741
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2003
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:59
Publisher: Kluwer
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/257741

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