A Tale of Two Knowledge Servers

Randall Davis


An alien arriving on earth in the late twentieth century was fascinated but confused by what it saw and wanted answers to a few questions. Knowing well that the best place to go for information was an intelligent machine, the alien found itself in the Land of AI, where it encountered two machines claiming to be able to answer questions. The alien approached each in turn. The first machine said ...

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v12i3.908

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