Alan Turing VIDEO: What Is The Turing Test?

07/05/2012 08:58 am ET
  • Cara Santa Maria Science correspondent, Huffington Post; editor, Talk Nerdy to Me

In honor of the 100th anniversary of mathematician and logician Alan Turing's birth, I was lucky enough to sit down with some of the most influential computer scientists in the world at the Association for Computing Machinery's 2012 Turing Award celebration. I asked them, "what is the Turing test?"

To hear their answers, click the link below and/or watch the video above. And, please join us next week for our two-part special celebrating the brilliant life and tragic death of Alan Turing, the father of computer science.

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