Can Computers Think? The History and Status of the Debate - Map 2 of 7
Can the Turing Test Determine Whether Computers Can Think?

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Issue Areas

Is failing the test decisive?
Is passing the test decisive?
If a simulated intelligence passes, is it intelligent?
Have any machines passed the test?
Is the test, behaviorally or operationally construed, a legitimate intelligence test?
Is the test, as a source of inductive evidence, a legitimate intelligence test?
Is the neo-Turing test a legitimate intelligence test?
Does the imitation game determine whether computers can think?
Can the Loebner Prize stimulate the study of intelligence?
Other Turing test arguments issue area


Players in the Turing test

Defined Terms

behavioral capacity
behavioral disposition

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