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Rabbi Judah Loew ben Bezalel of Prague is said to have invented the Golem, a clay man brought to life.
Aristotle described the syllogism, a method of formal, mechanical thought.
Heron of Alexandria created mechanical men and other automatons.
Porphyry of Tyros wrote Isagogê which categorized knowledge and logic
Geber develops the Arabic alchemical theory of Takwin, the artificial creation of life in the laboratory, up to and including human life.
Al-Jazari created a programmable orchestra of mechanical human beings.
Ramon Llull, Spanish theologian invents the Ars Magna, a tool for combining concepts mechanically, based on an Arabic astrological tool, the Zairja. The method would be developed further by Gottfried Leibniz in the 17th century.
Paracelsus claimed to have created an artificial man out of magnetism, sperm and alchemy.
Wolfgang von Kempelen built and toured with his chess-playing automaton, The Turk. The Turk was later shown to be a hoax, involving a human chess player.
Game theory which would prove invaluable in the progress of AI was introduced with the 1944 paper, Theory of Games and Economic Behavior by mathematician John von Neumann and economist Oskar Morgenstern.
Isaac Asimov published his Three Laws of Robotics.
Margaret Masterman and colleagues at University of Cambridge design semantic nets for machine translation.
The Meta-Dendral learning program produced new results in chemistry (some rules of mass spectrometry) the first scientific discoveries by a computer to be published in a refereed journal.
Lisp machines developed and marketed. First expert system shells and commercial applications.
"No Hands Across America": A semi-autonomous car drove coast-to-coast across the United States
Computer Othello program Logistello defeated the world champion Takeshi Murakami with a score of 6–0.
Sony introduces an improved domestic robot similar to a Furby, the AIBO becomes one of the first artificially intelligent "pets" that is also autonomous.
NASA's robotic exploration rovers Spirit and Opportunity autonomously navigate the surface of Mars.
Google builds self driving car
An OpenAI-machined learned bot played at The International 2017 Dota 2 tournament in August 2017. It won during a 1v1 demonstration game against professional Dota 2 player Dendi.
Alibaba language processing AI outscores top humans at a Stanford University reading and comprehension test, scoring 82.44 against 82.304 on a set of 100,000 questions.
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