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What is the aim of artificial intelligence?


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April 19, 2011 7:56PM

It has two goals

scientific goal and engineering goal

Scientific goal

1. Its aim is to explain various sorts of intelligence. like cognitive science and philosophy.

In Cognitive Science : As a way to understand how natural minds and mental phenomena works e.g visual perception , memory, learning, language.

In Philosophy: to explore some basic and important questions like mind-body relationship and what really consciousness is?.

Engineering goal

1. to get machines do a variety of useful tasks.

2. purpose of artificial intelligence is to design computer programs which somehow mimics human behavior and expertise so that we can utilize human expertise even if expert is unavailable.

3. its aim is to solve real world problems which can only be solved by human intelligence.