Full record for artificial intelligence n.

Definition The design and study of computer programs intended to show intelligent behaviour
OED requirements antedating 1956
Earliest cite Marvin Minsky, ' Heuristic Aspects of Artificial Intelligence Probl. '
Comment The OED definition has cites for the science of artificial intelligence; however, we would be interested to see cites for the SF sense, i.e. a program of this type as a sentient being.
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1991 Locus Nov. 21/1 Its science-fictional content is certainly cyber enough: artificial intelligences reaching for true sentience.
1992 L. Tuttle Lost Futures 230 What distinguished human intelligence from so-called artificial intelligence, the reason machines could not be said to think as humans did, was the existence of alternate universes.
1994 Analog Science Fiction & Fact Jan. 206/2 It's one of the new O-CLIP computers developed by General Electric for research into Artificial Intelligence.
1995 C. Carter Truth is out There: Official Guide to The X Files The Episodes: Season 1 114 Deep Throat says the Defense Department is interested in Wilczek because he created artificial intelligence—‘a learning machine,’ that, he surmises, killed Drake as an act of self-preservation.