Minimum Intelligent Signal Test as an Alternative to the Turing Test

Diametros 59:35-47 (2019)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Abstract
The aim of this paper is to present and discuss the issue of the adequacy of the Minimum Intelligent Signal Test (MIST) as an alternative to the Turing Test. MIST has been proposed by Chris McKinstry as a better alternative to Turing’s original idea. Two of the main claims about MIST are that (1) MIST questions exploit commonsense knowledge and as a result are expected to be easy to answer for human beings and difficult for computer programs; and that (2) the MIST design aims at eliminating the problem of the role of judges in the test. To discuss these design assumptions we will present Peter D. Turney’s PMI-IR algorithm which allows for MIST-type questions to be answered. We will also present and discuss the results of our own study aimed at the judge problem for MIST.
Categories
PhilPapers/Archive ID
UPKMIS
Revision history
Archival date: 2019-07-15
View upload history
References found in this work BETA
Turing Test: 50 Years Later. [REVIEW]Saygin, A. P. & Cicekli, I.

View all 9 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Added to PP index
2019-06-13

Total views
30 ( #40,906 of 44,385 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
30 ( #23,402 of 44,385 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks to external links.