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Measures of Intelligence

  • Tom AddisEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing book series (AI&KP)

Abstract

We will now describe a program, devised and constructed by Dr. Mohamad S. Zakaria. This program uses the models of only the three forms of inference, ‘abduction’, ‘deduction’ and ‘induction’ as described in Chap. 4. Abstraction will be done manually and is therefore pre-defined. The roles of the three forms of inference in creating and validating a hypothesis will be tested using a simple IQ test. This test requires the inferring of a hypothesis that is the generator of a sequence of numbers. The origin of these hypotheses was taken from Eysenck’s numerical sequence IQ tests. The IQ test sequences and the extensions of the sequences generated by applying the inferred hypothesis are used as a testing ground for the implementation.

Keywords

IQ test g factor Deduction Criteria 

References

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Portsmouth School of ComputingPortsmouthUnited Kingdom

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