Computer may not have passed Turing Test after all

June 11, 2014 1:11 AM

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News outlets across the globe proclaimed yesterday that a computer had just passed the Turing Test for artificial intelligence, but some computer-science experts are calling this into question.

News headlines on Monday proclaimed that a computer program in Great Britain had finally passed the “Turing test” for true artificial intelligence. But that claim is now under dispute. Several researchers argue that the alleged breakthrough, which occurred last weekend at the University of Reading i...

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