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Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

by Sylvia Engdahl

ISBN-10: 0737738901

ISBN-13: 9780737738902

Pub. Date: 11/12/2007

Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing

Product Details

Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date:
Contemporary Issues Companion Series
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword     7
Introduction     10
Artificial Intelligence Today
Renewed Enthusiasm for Artificial Intelligence$dEconomist     16
The Variety of Present-Day Robots   Duncan Graham-Rowe     23
A New Generation of Robots in Japan   Anthony Faiola     28
Using Robots Raises Safety Concerns$dEconomist     33
Emerging AI Technologies
Robotic Cars Are on the Way   Stefanie Olsen     40
Robot Working Dogs   Nick D'Alto     46
Building Intelligent Machines by Copying Living Brains   Douglas Fox     51
The Impact of Robots on Employment   Arnold Brown     59
Robots for Fighting Future Wars   Milan Vesely     68
Humanoid Robots
Should Robots Look Just Like Humans?   Daniel Harris     75
Robots to Carry Battle Casualties   Charles J. Murray     83
Robots as Future Space Explorers   Paul Levinson     89
Humanoid Robots Cannot Replace Humans   David Bruemmer     99
AI That Equals or Surpasses Human Intelligence
Machines with Human Intelligence Will Soon Be Built   Ray Kurzweil     106
Duplicating Human Intelligence Is a Mirage   Peter Kassan     112
Creating Superintelligence Involves Less Risk than Waiting   Nick Bostrom     123
Superintelligence Without Supermorality Would Be Dangerous   Eliezer Yudkowsky     132
Should Intelligent Machines Have Legal Rights?   Benjamin Soskis     140
Organizations to Contact     152
Bibliography     155
Index     163

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