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University of Colorado Boulder

What is “the mind” and what is artificial intelligence?

University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera

Overview

In this course, we will explore the history of cognitive science and the way these ideas shape how we think of artificial cognition.

Syllabus

  • Introduction
    • This week we will explore the history of automata and machines imitating life.
  • Tests and Thought Experiments
    • This week we will start to define the boundaries of intelligence, understanding, and related ideas from both human and machine perspectives.
  • A Hard Problem
    • For the next two weeks, we will discuss how our understanding of cognition leads to differing definitions of problems.
  • Cognitive Problems in Computational Terms
    • We will continue discussing how our understanding of cognition leads to differing definitions of problems.

Taught by

David Quigley

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