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Artificial Intelligence
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I. Science – II. Philosophy – III. Ethics

I. Science

Artificial intelligence is a field of study within engineering, esp. information technology. Researchers in this field are attempting to develop machines capable of performing tasks that require intelligence. At present, the Turing test, named after Alan Turing, is the recognized intelligence test for computers: if a human being communicating with another human being and a computer by means of a keyboard cannot …

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Foerst, Anne and Stephan, Achim, “Artificial Intelligence”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_12386>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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