ISBN-10:
0309096197
ISBN-13:
2900309096194
Pub. Date:
05/05/2004
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Digital People:: From Bionic Humans to Androids / Edition 1

Digital People:: From Bionic Humans to Androids / Edition 1

by Sidney Perkowitz

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ISBN-13: 2900309096194
Publisher: National Academies Press
Publication date: 05/05/2004
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction: Androids All Around Us1
Part IArtificial Beings: Meaning and History
2The Virtual History of Artificial Beings17
3The Real History of Artificial Beings51
4We Have Always Been Bionic85
Part IIHow Far Along Are We?
5Mind-Body Problems105
6Limbs, Movement, and Expression123
7The Five Senses, and Beyond147
8Thinking, Emotion, and Self-Awareness173
9Frankenstein's Creature or Commander Data?199
Suggested Reading220
Filmography225
Acknowledgments227
Index229

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