Two Contrasting Definitions of AI

Last Update: 18 January 2005

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  1. "The science of making machines do things that would require intelligence if done by humans."

  2. "The use of computer programs and programming techniques to cast light on the principles of intelligence in general and human thought in particular."

  3. In fact: it's both---a 2-way street
For more definitions, see Some Definitions of Artificial Intelligence

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