Artifact Details

Title

Horizons of Science: Thinking Machines

Catalog Number

102651762

Type

Moving Image

Publisher

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Place of Publication

Princeton, NJ, US

Identifying Numbers

Deprecated CHM identification number VT 337

Duration

00:18:10

Dimensions

6" cassette

Format

Betacam SP

Description

Dr. Donald Horing of Princeton University explains computing principles. Claude Shannon of MIT demonstrates mouse-maze "learning" machine, and IBM 704 plays chess (examines 2800 positions in 8 minutes!). Pattern recognition demonstration by Leon Harmon, Bell Labs. Compares computers to human brain. Projects future capabilities. CU of early transistor, neural network model.

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