First National Conference of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence - 1980
First National Conference of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) held at Stanford.
Moravec’s paradox is the discovery by artificial intelligence and robotics researchers that, contrary to traditional assumptions, high-level reasoning requires very little computation, but low-level sensorimotor skills require enormous computational resources.
Marvin Minsky - 1967
“Within a generation … the problem of creating ‘artificial intelligence’ will substantially be solved.”
H. A. Simon - 1965
“Machines will be capable, within twenty years, of doing any work a man can do.”
Unimation - 1962
First industrial robot company, Unimation, founded.
The General Problem Solver (GPS) - 1957
The General Problem Solver (GPS) demonstrated by Newell, Shaw & Simon.
Dartmouth Conference - 1956
The Dartmouth Conference of 1956 was organized by Marvin Minsky, John McCarthy and two senior scientists: Claude Shannon and Nathan Rochester of IBM.
John McCarthy - 1955
The cognitive scientist coined the term in his 1955 proposal for the 1956 Dartmouth Conference, the first artificial intelligence conference.
Game AI - 1951
In 1951, using the Ferranti Mark 1 machine of the University of Manchester, Christopher Strachey wrote a checkers program and Dietrich Prinz wrote one for chess.
Computing Machinery and Intelligence - 1950
In 1950 Alan Turing published a landmark paper in which he speculated about the possibility of creating machines that think.