Some reflections on AI programming (coffee break history)

LISP and AI programming Lisp was conceived of as a language for symbolic computation and became the main “AI” language, especially for expert systems, NLP and other types of Pattern Directed Inference Systems. AI, at the time when the first LISP was implemented (John McCarthy 1960), was very different from the AI that is in… Read More Some reflections on AI programming (coffee break history)

The Turing Test

  Image via Wikipedia There are four names that come to mind when thinking about the history of computation. These are Charles Babbage, Lady Lovelace, John von Neumann and Alan Turing. Not only are their names associated with computation but also with Artificial Intelligence because they all speculated about building intelligent machines. The Turing test… Read More The Turing Test