Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Intelligenza e Coscienza. L'IA tra Searle e Dennett: sviluppi dell'Intelligenza Artificiale

Contents:

Author Info

  • Matteo FINI

    ()

  • Paola MILANI

    ()

Abstract

This work is focused on Artificial Intelligence and the complex discussion about the possibilities of creating a machine thinking as man does. Through this analysis, it emerges that the chances of success of IA program change according to the different theories about mind which were faced in the last years. In this sense, a big part of the matter depends on the meaning attributed to some mental elements as counsciousness and intentionality: who thinks that they can be reduced to physical processes, is usually agree with the aims of IA and optimist about results. Instead, who doesn't believe that mental elements can be reduced to physical ones is sceptical about IA studies and the possible outcome. In the last part of the article, the argument is the principal themes of IA, starting from the first programs arriving to neural networks and genetic algorithms; in spite of successes that were reached, it seems we are still far from reproducing the human mind in all its components. For this reason, recently, some scientists emphasize the importance to support IA with another subject: the Artificial Counsciousness, AC.

Download Info

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
File URL: http://wp.demm.unimi.it/tl_files/wp/2005/DEMM-2005_010wp.pdf
Download Restriction: no

Bibliographic Info

Paper provided by Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods at Università degli Studi di Milano in its series Departmental Working Papers with number 2005-10.

as in new window
Length:
Date of creation: 01 Jan 2005
Date of revision:
Handle: RePEc:mil:wpdepa:2005-10

Contact details of provider:
Postal: Via Conservatorio 7, I-20122 Milan - Italy
Phone: +39 02 50321522
Fax: +39 02 50321505
Web page: http://www.demm.unimi.it
More information through EDIRC

Related research

Keywords: Artificial Intelligence; counsciousness; intentionality; neural networks; genetic algorithms; Artificial Counsciousness.;

This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

References

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

Citations

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:mil:wpdepa:2005-10. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (DEMM Working Papers).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.