The Turing Test

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN In the opening lines of his paper, Computing Machinery and Intelligence, the British mathematical genius Alan Turing wrote, “I propose to consider the question, ‘Can machines think?’”. The Turing Test is a test of a machine’s ability to exhibit intelligent behaviour equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a human. In other words, if the answers from a machine are answers that … Continue reading The Turing Test