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The mechanical mind in history / edited by Philip Husbands, Owen Holland, and Michael Wheeler
Bib ID 6969643
Format BookBook
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Description Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT Press, [2008] 
©2008 
viii, 458 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780262083775
Series

Collection of Jamie and Michael Kassler.

Full contents
  • 1. Introduction: The Mechanical Mind / Philip Husbands, Michael Wheeler and Owen Holland
  • 2. Charles Babbage and the Emergence of Automated Reason / Seth Bullock
  • 3. D'Arcy Thompson: A Grandfather of A-Life / Margaret A. Boden
  • 4. Alan Turing's Mind Machines / Donald Michie
  • 5. What Did Alan Turing Mean by "Machine"? / Andrew Hodges
  • 6. The Ratio Club: A Hub of British Cybernetics / Philip Husbands and Owen Holland
  • 7. From Mechanisms of Adaptation to Intelligence Amplifiers: The Philosophy of W. Ross Ashby / Peter M. Asaro
  • 8. Gordon Pask and His Maverick Machines / Jon Bird and Ezequiel Di Paolo
  • 9. Santiago Dreaming / Andy Beckett
  • 10. Steps Toward the Synthetic Method: Symbolic Information Processing and Self-Organizing Systems in Early Artificial Intelligence Modeling / Roberto Cordeschi
 
Notes

"A Bradford book"

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Artificial intelligence -- History.  |  Artificial intelligence -- Philosophy.
Other authors/contributors Husbands, Phil, editor  |  Holland, Owen, editor  |  Wheeler, Michael, 1960- editor

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