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Turing Test: 50 Years Later

Saygin, Ayse Pinar and Cicekli, Ilyas and Akman, Varol (2000) Turing Test: 50 Years Later. [Journal (Paginated)]

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The Turing Test is one of the most disputed topics in artificial intelligence, philosophy of mind, and cognitive science. This paper is a review of the past 50 years of the Turing Test. Philosophical debates, practical developments and repercussions in related disciplines are all covered. We discuss Turing's ideas in detail and present the important comments that have been made on them. Within this context, behaviorism, conscioussness, the `other minds' problem, and similar topics in philosophy of mind are discussed. We also cover the sociological and psychological aspects of the Turing Test. Finally, we look at the current situation and analyze programs that have been developed with the aim of passing the Turing Test. We conclude that the Turing Test has been, and will continue to be, an influential and controversial topic.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:chatbots, Chinese Room, consciousness, Imitation Game, intelligence, Loebner Contest, philosophy of mind, Turing Test
Subjects:Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
Linguistics > Pragmatics
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
ID Code:1925
Deposited By:Akman, Varol
Deposited On:26 Nov 2001
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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