The Turing Test

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Last Update: 13 March 2014

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  1. PDF slide on Turing Test

  2. For an overview, see my "Freshman-level lecture notes on AI"

  3. For information on the philosophy of AI more generally, see my "Philosophy of AI" webpage.

  4. For information on the Chinese Room Argument, see my "Chinese-Room Argument" webpage .

  5. Turing, Alan M. (1950), "Computing Machinery and Intelligence", Mind 59: 433-460.

  6. Wilkes, Maurice V. (1953), "Can Machines Think?", Discovery (England) 14 (May): 151ff.

  7. Special Issue on Alan Turing and Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Logic, Language and Information 9(4) (2000).

  8. Special Issue on the Turing Test 50 Years Later, Minds and Machines 10(4) (2000).

  9. Second Special Issue on the Turing Test 50 Years Later, Minds and Machines 11(1) (2001).

  10. Moor, James H. (ed.) (2003), The Turing Test: The Elusive Standard of Artificial Intelligence (Dordrecht: Kluwer).

  11. Von Ahn, Luis; Blum, Manuel; & Langford, John (2004), "Telling Humans and Computers Apart Automatically: How Lazy Cryptographers Do AI", Communications of the ACM 47(2) (February): 57-60.

  12. Shieber, Stuart M. (2004), The Turing Test: Verbal Behavior as the Hallmark of Intelligence (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press).

    1. Rapaport, William J. (2005), Review of Shieber 2004, Computational Linguistics 31(3): 407-412.

    2. Shieber, Stuart M. (2006), "Does the Turing Test Demonstrate Intelligence or Not?", Proceedings of the 21st National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-06, Boston). [PDF]

    3. Shieber, Stuart M. (2007), "The Turing Test as Interactive Proof", Noûs 41(4) (December): 686-713.

  13. Rapaport, William J. (2006), "The Turing Test", in Keith Brown (ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd Edition, Vol. 13, pp. 151-159. (Oxford: Elsevier).

  14. Fictional Treatments:

  15. Cowen, Tyler; & Dawson, Michelle (2009), "What Does the Turing Test Really Mean? And How Many Human Beings (including Turing) Could Pass?"

  16. The Turing Test (A Reading List)

  17. Wagner, Alan R.; & Arkin, Ronald C. (2010), "Acting Deceptively: Providing Robots with the Capacity for Deception", International Journal of Social Robotics, to appear.

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