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Computational Artifact- AI
10 Oct 2017
In his 1950 seminal paper entitled "Computing Machinery and Intelligence" Alan Turing poses the question: Can machines think?
Allen Newell, J.C. Shaw and Herbert A. Simon of the Carnegie Institute of Technology develop what is widely considered as the first AI program (Logic Theorists)
John McCarthy and Marvin Minsky founded the MIT AI Lab.
Edward Feigenbaum leads the Dendral project, a highly influential AI project in the 1960s. This project produced the first expert system, which is a computer system that mimics the decision making ailities of a human
Terry Winograd of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology develops SHRDLU, a computer program which demonstrated a computer's ability to understand English.
A backgammon program designed byHans Berliner at Carnegie Mellon University defeats the reigning world champion.
A team at Bundeswehr University of Munich builds the first robot cars, which could drive up to 55 mph.
Ian Horswill created Polly, the first robot to navigate using vision and operate at speeds similar to those of small animals.
Autonomous driving is demonstrated by a team at Bundeswehr University of Munich. The car named VaMP and its twin car VITA-2, drove more than one thousand kilometers with no human intervention. The team made several other advancements in autonomous driving throughout the 1990s.
AI-based information extraction programs become essential in widespread use of the World Wide Web by the late 1990s.
NASA sends the two rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, to autonomously explore the surface of mars
The Blue Brain project is founded in Switzerland. Their goal is to recreate the mammalian brain circuty digitally.
The IBM artificial intelligence program, Watson, defeats two former Jeopardy champions. Their technology is later used for commercial applications.
Google DeepMind's AlphaGo program defeated 3 time European Go champion Fan Hui 5-0
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