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" Once upon a time there was a robot, named Rl by its creators. Its only task was to fend for itself. One day its designers arranged for it to learn that its spare battery, its precious energy supply, was locked in a room with a time bomb set to go off... "
Understanding Intelligence - Page 65
by Rolf Pfeifer, Christian Scheier - 2001 - 700 pages
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Minds, Machines and Evolution

Christopher Hookway - Philosophy - 1986 - 192 pages
...its creators. Its only task was to fend for itself. One day its designers arranged for it to learn that its spare battery, its precious energy supply,...locked in a room with a time bomb set to go off soon. R1 located the room, and the key to the door, and formulated a plan to rescue its battery. There was...
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Consciousness and Self-consciousness: A Defense of the Higher-order Thought ...

Rocco J. Gennaro - Psychology - 1996 - 220 pages
...which was designed to find an energy supply in a locked room with a bomb inside set to go off soon. There was a wagon in the room and the battery was on the wagon, and so the robot did "figure out" that it could remove the battery by removing the wagon. The wagon was...
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Brainchildren: Essays on Designing Minds

Daniel Clement Dennett - Philosophy - 1998 - 418 pages
...its creators. Its only task was to fend for itself. One day its designers arranged for it to learn that its spare battery, its precious energy supply,...formulated a plan to rescue its battery. There was Originally appeared in Hookway, C, ed., Minds, Machines and Evolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University...
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Artificial Intelligence: Critical Concepts, Volume 3

Ronald Chrisley, Sander Begeer - Artificial intelligence - 2000 - 560 pages
...its creators. Its only task was to fend for itself. One day its designers arranged for it to learn that its spare battery, its precious energy supply,...PULLOUT (WAGON, ROOM) would result in the battery being removed from the room. Straightway it acted, and did succeed in getting the battery out of the...
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What is a Mind?: An Integrative Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind

Suzanne Cunningham - Philosophy - 2000 - 274 pages
...its creators. Its only task was to fend for itself. One day its designers arranged for it to learn that its spare battery, its precious energy supply,...PULLOUT (WAGON, ROOM) would result in the battery being removed from the room. Straightaway it acted, and did succeed in getting the battery out of the...
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The Psychology of Economic Decisions, Volume 1

Centre for Economic Policy Research (Great Britain) - Business & Economics - 2003 - 322 pages
...its creators. Its only task was to fend for itself. One day its designers arranged for it to learn that its spare battery, its precious energy supply,...in the room, and the battery was on the wagon, and R 1 hypothesized that a certain action which it called PULLOUT (WAGON.ROOMl would result in the battery...
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Artificial Dreams: The Quest for Non-Biological Intelligence

H. R. Ekbia - Psychology - 2008
...robots are designed to fend for themselves by rescuing their spare battery supply that is on a wagon locked in a room with a time bomb set to go off soon. For each of these robots, Dennett sketches a possible scenario - rather amusing, but sobering - where...
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