CS63 Artificial Intelligence

 Journal Questions

 Answer the following questions for Monday's reading on Melanie Mitchell's paper about Semantic Image Retrieval

  1. What is the goal of the system described in this paper?
  2. What are the main components of the computational architecture used in this paper?
  3. Come up with at least one question that you can ask Melanie Mitchell about this paper.

 Answer the following question for Wednesday's reading about philosophy of AI (Mitchell Chapter 3)

  1. Define the difference between weak and strong AI.
  2. Some have argued that "Only when a machine feels things and is aware of its own actions and feelings--in short, is conscious--could we consider it to be actually thinking." Do you agree? Why or why not?

 No journal response needed for Friday.