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Notes on Natural-Language Artificial Intelligence

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artificial intelligence / language / searle / simulation / Turing

Our first axiom must be some kind of logically justifiable affirmation that this goal is indeed reachable: (1) Linguistic competence is attainable through the appropriate programming of any universal Turing machine. In order to demonstrate this, let’s suppose that (‘artificial’) natural language agency isn’t possible. Accepting this implies at least one of the following two propositions must be true: (a) Either linguistic competence will never be attainable for machines due to some kind of ultimately […]