Early on the organizers and the Research Group decided not to attempt a rigid definition of intelligence, but rather to focus on features commonly associated with the concept of intelligence or intelligent behavior. What do we mean by intelligence? What actions by an animal or a machine would we consider to show true intelligence? If, as we will argue, intelligence can be seen as a continuum, what features are useful for ordering degrees or kinds of intelligence?


Artificial System Technical System Symbolic Representation Emergent Phenomenon Excitatory Connection 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey Dean
    • 1
  • Holk Cruse
    • 2
  • Helge Ritter
    • 2
  1. 1.Cleveland State UniversityClevelandUSA
  2. 2.University of BielefeldGermany

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