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(1991) Understanding the artificial, Dordrecht, Springer.

Intelligent behaviour in machines

Luigi Stringa

pp. 139-147

With the publication in 1950 of Alan Turing's paper "Computing machinery and intelligence", the old question "can machines think?" acquired a new meaning, which soon proved to have a strong impact on the scientific community (Turing 1950). Operating methods for attacking the problem in a scientific way were finally made available. And both scientists and philosophers began to work on the positive assumption that "machines can think!"

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DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4471-1776-6_9

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Stringa, L. (1991)., Intelligent behaviour in machines, in M. Negrotti (ed.), Understanding the artificial, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 139-147.

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