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AI and Human Thought and Emotion

1st Edition

By Sam Freed

Auerbach Publications

248 pages

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Hardback: 9780367029296
pub: 2019-07-30
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This reference work examines how human thought processes and emotion can be captured by artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms and code. It provides a theoretical framework and demonstrates how code can be generate on the basis of the framework. The book discusses at a high-level human nature, thinking, and emotions. It then examines more deeply introspection as a technique in the development of new AI technologies. At the core of this book is a set of novel AI algorithms based on human introspection and emotion.

Table of Contents

1. Overview of the State of AI.

2. Critical Thinking about AI.

3. Human Intelligence.

4. Preconceptions and Assumptions.

5. The Argument for Using Introspection in AI.

6. Anthropic AI .

7. Subjectivity and Introspection in AI Development.

8. The Proposed Methodology.

9. The Benefits of Using Introspection.

10. Implementing the Methodology.

11. Algorithms and Examples.

12 Data Types and Example.

13. Conclusion.

About the Author

Sam Freed is a researcher in the COGS centre for cognitive science at the University of Sussex. This centre spans departments as diverse as neuroscience and philosophy, psychology and computer science. Freed’s background includes a career as a technologist starting as a research assistant in computer science at the age of 15 (at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem), work on Lotus 1-2- 3 during Ireland’s 1990s boom, and managing international projects in internet security during the .com bubble. His education includes a BA in philosophy and comparative religion, an MA in cognitive science (both from the Hebrew University), and a PhD in informatics (from Sussex). His work centres on the relevance of the humanities to technology, and on the historical analysis of the mind-set behind current technology.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Machine Theory
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / Systems Analysis & Design