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Giving Machines Some Thought (1986)

A documentary about artificial intelligence research in the United States.

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This 124-minute documentary, produced by the United States Information Agency, examines the state of artificial intelligence research in the United States in 1986. The documentary starts by introducing the field of artificial intelligence and then presents different approaches to artificial intelligence, including physiological, psychological, and mathematical approaches. Expert systems are then discussed, followed by systems for processing natural language. Robotics and perception are then discussed. Philosophy and creativity are treated. Emulating the mind using neural networks is then discussed. Practical applications are presented. The documentary concludes with a discussion of future implications. Written by Anonymous

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