Jarvis, John F. Robotics Systems Research Department, Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, New Jersey.
Grant, Edward Turing Institute, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
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Any machine that can accomplish its specific task in the presence of uncertainty and variability in its environment. The machine's ability to monitor its environment and then adjust its actions based on what it has sensed is a prerequisite for intelligence. The term intelligent machine is an anthropomorphism in that intelligence is defined by the criterion that the actions would appear intelligent if a person were to do it.
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