The Age of Intelligent Machines (Paper)

The Age of Intelligent Machines (Paper)

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Publisher's Synopsis

In "The Age of Intelligent Machines", inventor and computer scientist Raymond Kurzweil probes the past, present, and future of artificial intelligence, from its earliest philosophical and mathematical roots to tantalizing glimpses of 21st-century machines with superior intelligence and prodigious speed and memory.;This book provides the background needed for an understanding of the enormous scientific potential represented by intelligent machines as well as their equally profound philosophic, economic, and social implications.;Running alongside Kurzweil's historical and scientific narrative are 23 articles examining contemporary issues in artificial intelligence.;This book won the Association of American Publishers Annual Award for Excellence in Professional and Scholarly Publishing.;It contains articles by: Charles Ames; Margaret A. Boden; Harold Cohen; Caniel C. Dennett; Edward A. Feigenbaum; K. Fuchi; George Gilder; Douglas R. Hofstadter; Michael Lebowitz; Margaret Litven; Blaine Mathieu; Marvin Minsky; Allen Newell; Brian W. Oakley; Seymour Papert; Jeff Pepper; Roger Schank and Christopher Owens; Sherry Turkle; Mitchell Waldrop.

Book information

ISBN: 9780262610797
Publisher: The MIT Press
Imprint: The MIT Press
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Language: English
Number of pages: 580
Weight: 1952g
Height: 280mm
Width: 202mm
Spine width: 33mm