September 30, 2021
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Artificial Intelligence Events
⟶ Updated 28 Feb 2020 ⟶
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Alan Turing produces the Turing Test to measure a machine's intelligence Issac Asimov publishes "Three Laws of Robotics"
The first working AI programs were written in 1951 to run on the Ferranti Mark 1 machine of the University of Manchester: a checkers-playing program written by Christopher Strachey and a chess-playing program written by Dietrich Prinz.
Arthur Samuel of IBM produced an AI that could play Checkers at a respectable level.
Roger Schank (Stanford) defined conceptual dependency model for natural language understanding.
Yorick Wilks (Stanford) developed the semantic coherence view of language called Preference Semantics, embodied in the first semantics- driven machine translation program, and the basis of many PhD dissertations since such as Bran Boguraev and David Carter at Cambridge.
Marvin Minsky published his widely read and influential article on Frames as a representation of knowledge, in which many ideas about schemas and semantic links are brought together.
The Stanford Cart, built by Hans Moravec, becomes the first computer-controlled, autonomous vehicle when it successfully traverses a chair-filled room and circumnavigates the Stanford AI Lab.
Neural Networks become widely used with the Back-propagation algorithm, published by Seppo Linnainmaa in 1970 and applied to neural networks by Paul Werbos.
Marvin Minsky published The Society of Mind
ISX corporation wins "DARPA contractor of the year" for the Dynamic Analysis and Replanning Tool which repaid the US government's entire investment in AI research since the 1950s.
Computer Othello program Logistello defeated the world champion Takeshi Murakami with a score of 6–0.
The Nomad robot explores remote regions of Antarctica looking for meteorite samples.
Honda's ASIMO robot, an artificially intelligent humanoid robot, able to walk as fast as a human, delivering trays to customers in restaurant settings.
NEIL, the Never Ending Image Learner, is released at Carnegie Mellon University to constantly compare and analyze relationships between different images.
Google announces a new assistant program, Google Duplex, a service to allow an AI assistant to book appointments over the phone
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