In Our Own Image

In Our Own Image : Building an Artificial Person

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Arguing that the development of intelligent androids is a mere 20 years away, this study reveals just how far we have come in developing an intelligent robot, describes what technical obstacles must still be cleared, and outlines the potentially massive social disruptions and tangled moral and legal dilemmas these "human machines" will cause.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 251 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 7.62mm | 362.87g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • halftones, line illustrations, index
  • 0195086724
  • 9780195086720

Table of contents

The measure of mankind; There is none so blind; Taking the first step; An android's reach; Remembering the past . . .; . . . As a lesson for the future; Discovering the truth; It's a puzzlement; Speaking in tongues; Sense and sensibility; I think, therefore I am - I think?; But is it alive?; Redefining the measure of mankind; Epilogue; Suggested reading; Index.show more

About Maureen Caudill

About the Author: Maureen Caudill is president of NeuWorld Services and a neural networks consultant, in San Diego, California. She is co-author of Naturally Intelligent Systems and Understanding Neural Networks, both with Charles Butler.show more

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