Artificial Intelligence: Is Watson the Real Thing?

34 Pages Posted: 23 Aug 2016

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Date Written: August 18, 2016

Abstract

Artificial intelligence represents a threshold in computing that will transform machines into human-like intellectual entities. Indeed, rather than merely imitating human intelligence, some AI researchers have expressed a desire to create "a new form of life."

Keywords: science, truth, AI, artificial intelligence, theory, good science, reality, computer, technology

JEL Classification: science, truth, AI, artificial intelligence, theory, good science, reality, computer, technology

Suggested Citation

McGettigan, Timothy, Artificial Intelligence: Is Watson the Real Thing? (August 18, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2826047 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2826047

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