GOFAI


GOFAI

GOFAI stands for "Good Old-Fashioned Artificial Intelligence". It is commonly used to denote a branch of Artificial Intelligence which mainly deals with symbolic problems. It is based on the assumption that many aspects of intelligence can be achieved through symbol manipulation. Thus, it holds out the hope that computers will not merely simulate intelligence, but actually achieve it.

In "Artificial Intelligence: The Very Idea", John Haugeland coined the term GOFAI describing, loosely, symbolic approaches to Artificial Intelligence. In current AI research, the term is often extended to GOFAIR ("Good Old Fashioned Artificial Intelligence and Robotics") to reflect the importance of symbolic reasoning in traditional robotics.

Rodney Brooks is one of the better known opponents of GOFAIR: he aims to produce autonomous robots without symbolic representation (or with only minimal representation).

References

*.

See also

* Approaches to AI in the article on artificial intelligence
* History of artificial intelligence
* Physical symbol systems hypothesis


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • GOFAI — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt bedarf einer Überarbeitung. Näheres ist auf der Diskussionsseite angegeben. Hilf mit, ihn zu verbessern, und entferne anschließend diese Markierung. Künstliche Inte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Artificial intelligence — AI redirects here. For other uses, see Ai. For other uses, see Artificial intelligence (disambiguation). TOPIO, a humanoid robot, played table tennis at Tokyo International Robot Exhibition (IREX) 2009.[1] Artificial intelligence ( …   Wikipedia

  • Computational creativity — (also known as artificial creativity, mechanical creativity or creative computation) is a multidisciplinary endeavour that is located at the intersection of the fields of artificial intelligence, cognitive psychology, philosophy, and the arts.… …   Wikipedia

  • Philosophy of artificial intelligence — The philosophy of artificial intelligence considers the relationship between machines and thought and attempts to answer such question as: [Harvnb|Russell|Norvig|2003|p=947 define the philosophy of AI as consisting of the first two questions, and …   Wikipedia

  • Haugeland — John Haugeland (* 1945) ist ein amerikanischer Philosoph. Er ist Professor an der Universität von Chicago und dort Leiter des Fachbereichs für Philosophie. Zuvor lehrte er an der University of Pittsburgh und der University of California, Berkeley …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cognitive science — Figure illustrating the fields that contributed to the birth of cognitive science, including linguistics, education, neuroscience, artificial Intelligence, philosophy, anthropology, and psychology. Adapted from Miller, George A (2003). The… …   Wikipedia

  • Computer Go — Part of a series of articles on Go (board game) Game specifics Go rules Go handicaps Go proverbs Go terms Go strategy and tactics Fuseki (whole board openings) Joseki (corner based openings) Life and death Tsumego …   Wikipedia

  • John Haugeland — (born in 1945), is a professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago, where he chairs the philosophy department. He previously taught at the University of Pittsburgh and UC Berkeley, and he was a member at the Palo Alto Research Center. He… …   Wikipedia

  • Physical symbol system — A physical symbol system (also called a formal system) takes physical patterns (symbols), combining them into structures (expressions) and manipulating them (using processes) to produce new expressions.The physical symbol system hypothesis is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Artificial intelligence systems integration — The core idea of A.I. systems integration is making individual software components, such as speech synthesizers, interoperable with other components, such as common sense knowledgebases, in order to create larger, broader and more capable A.I.… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.