Artificial Minds and Conscious Machines

Artificial Minds and Conscious Machines

Pentti O. Haikonen (Nokia Research Center, Finland)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 21
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-482-8.ch012
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Abstract

The following fundamental issues of artificial minds and conscious machines are considered here: representation and symbolic processing of information with meaning and significance in the human sense; the perception process; a neural cognitive architecture; system reactions and emotions; consciousness in the machine; and artificial minds as a content-level phenomenon. Solutions are proposed for related problems, and a cognitive machine is outlined. An artificial mind within this machine that eventually controls the machine is seen to arise via learning and experience as higher level content is constructed.

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