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  • Bringing up Turing's 'Child-Machine' 

    Sterrett, Susan G. (Springer, Berlin, 2012)
    Turing wrote that the "guiding principle" of his investigation into the possibility of intelligent machinery was "The analogy [of machinery that might be made to show intelligent behavior] with the human brain." [10] In ...
  • Connecticut Community Colleges join forces to share library system 

    Gilstrap, Donald L. (Haworth Press, 2001)
    In 2001, libraries of the twelve Connecticut community colleges joined together to purchase and share the Endeavor Voyager integrated library management system. In previous years, these colleges had been members of ...
  • Darwin’s analogy between artificial and natural selection: how does it go? 

    Sterrett, Susan G. (Elsevier, 2002-03)
    The analogy Darwin drew between artificial and natural selection in "On the Origin of Species" has a detailed structure that has not been appreciated. In Darwin’s analogy, the kind of artificial selection called Methodical ...
  • From the heart of masculinity: Ogbodo-Uke women's masking 

    Okafor, Chinyere Grace (Indiana University Press, 1994-10)
    This paper examines the origins and performance of Ogbodo-Uke mask by women of Aba community of Abakiliki. Author shows that masking classified originaly as a male affair, is organized, produced, and performed by women ...
  • Nested algorithms and "the original imitation game test": a reply to James Moor 

    Sterrett, Susan G. (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002)
    In "The Status and Future of the Turing Test" (Moor, 2001), which appeared in an earlier issue of this journal, James Moor remarks on my paper "Turing's Two Tests for Intelligence." In my paper I had claimed that, whatever ...
  • Physical models and fundamental laws: Using one piece of the world to tell about another 

    Sterrett, Susan G. (Springer-Verlag, 2002-03-01)
    In this paper I discuss the relationship between model, theories, and laws in the practice of experimental scale modeling. The methodology of experimental scale modeling, also known as physical similarity, differs ...
  • Too many instincts: contrasting philosophical views on intelligence in humans and non-humans 

    Sterrett, Susan G. (Taylor and Francis Ltd, 2002)
    This paper investigates the following proposal about machine intelligence: that behaviour in which a habitual response that would have been inappropriate in a certain unfamiliar situation is overridden and replaced by a ...
  • Turing's two tests for intelligence 

    Sterrett, Susan G. (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000)
    On a literal reading of 'Computing Machinery and Intelligence', Alan Turing presented not one, but two, practical tests to replace the question 'Can machines think?' He presented them as equivalent. I show here that the ...
  • XML and better Web searching 

    Jackson, J.; Gilstrap, Donald L. (Emerald Publishing Group, 1999)
    This article addresses the implications of the new Web meta-language XML for World Wide Web searching. Compared to HTML, XML is more concerned with structure of data than documents. These XML data structures, especially ...