Start reading Down to the Wire on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here or start reading now with a free Kindle Reading App.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

 
 
 

Try it free

Sample the beginning of this book for free

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available
 

Down to the Wire: A Short Introduction to Artificial Intelligence [Kindle Edition]

Ian Hocking
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Kindle Price: £2.32 includes VAT* & free wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet
* Unlike print books, digital books are subject to VAT.

Free Kindle Reading App Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the FREE Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers.

To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.

Kindle Books Summer Sale
Kindle Summer Sale: Books from 99p
Browse over 600 titles from best-selling authors, including Neil Gaiman, John Grisham, Jeffrey Archer, Veronica Roth and Sylvia Day. >Shop now

Book Description

The goal of artificial intelligence (AI) is to create a computer program or machine that is capable of human intelligence. What philosophical locks must we unpick before we can agree that an artificial mind is possible? That, in a nutshell, is this book, which is aimed at undergraduate psychologists but should be interesting for the general reader.

It examines models of thought, weak and strong AI, consciousness, free will, the Frame Problem, expert systems, robotics, and the ethics of artificial minds. Thinkers include Noam Chomsky and Alan Turing. I also cover cognitivism, functionalism, intentionality, and reductionism.

Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed

Page of Start over
This shopping feature will continue to load items. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.

Product details


More About the Author

I'm a writer based in Canterbury, UK.

For the most part, I write thoughtful, character-based science fiction thrillers with a philosophical edge. These include Déjà Vu, winner of the Red Adept Award for Science Fiction.

Drop me an email if you like: ihocking@gmail.com. I also maintain a mailing list for those interested in keeping up with my work.

Customer Reviews

5 star
0
4 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
3.0 out of 5 stars
3.0 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars It is okay 10 May 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Good value for money but not very useful for deeper research. Overall good to understand and read. So in general it is okay.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category