AI and cognitive psychology rant (was Re: BIG successes of Lisp...)
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Wed Oct 15 02:45:22 CEST 2003
Alex Martelli <aleax at aleax.it> schreef:
> But just about any mathematical theory is an abstraction of "mechanisms
> underlying thought": unless we want to yell "AI" about any program doing
> computation (or, for that matter, memorizing information and fetching it
> back again, also simplified versions of "mechanisms underlying thought"),
> this had better be a TAD more nuanced. I think a key quote on the AAAI
> pages is from Grosz and Davis: "computer systems must have more than
> processing power -- they must have intelligence". This should rule out
> from their definition of "intelligence" any "brute-force" mechanism
> that IS just processing power.
Maybe intelligence IS just processing power, but we don't know (yet) how
all these processes in the human brain[*] work... ;-)
[*] Is there anything else considered "intelligent"?
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