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Document type:
Konferenzbeitrag
Contribution type:
Textbeitrag / Aufsatz
Author(s):
Greif, Hajo
Title:
'The Action of the Brain'. Machine Models and Adaptive Functions in Turing and Ashby
Pages contribution:
24-35
Abstract:
Given the personal acquaintance between Alan M. Turing and W. Ross Ashby and the partial proximity of their research fields, a comparative view of Turing’s and Ashby’s works on modelling “the action of the brain” (in a 1946 letter from Turing to Ashby) will help to shed light on the seemingly strict symbolic/embodied dichotomy: while it is a straightforward matter to demonstrate Turing’s and Ashby’s respective commitments to formal, computational and material, analogue methods of modelling, ther...    »
Keywords:
Artificial Intelligence; Cybernetics; Models; Embodiment; Darwinian evolution; Morphogenesis; Functionalism
Dewey Decimal Classification:
100 Philosophie
Editor:
Müller, Vincent C.
Book / Congress title:
Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence 2017
Congress (additional information):
Leeds, United Kingdom
Date of congress:
November 2017
Publisher:
Springer
Publisher address:
Cham
Date of publication:
29.08.2018
Year:
2018
Pages:
12
Print-ISBN:
978-3-319-96447-8
E-ISBN:
978-3-319-96448-5
Bookseries title:
Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics (SAPERE)
Bookseries volume:
44
Reviewed:
ja
Language:
en
Publication format:
Print
TUM Institution:
Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS)
Format:
Text
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