A Test for Consciousness How will we know when we ’ ve built a sentient computer ? By making it solve a simple puzzle

@inproceedings{Koch2011ATF,
  title={A Test for Consciousness How will we know when we ’ ve built a sentient computer ? By making it solve a simple puzzle},
  author={Christof Koch and Giulio Tononi},
  year={2011}
}
How would we know if a machine had taken on this seemingly ineffable quality of conscious awareness? Our strategy relies on the knowledge that only a conscious machine can demonstrate a subjective understanding of whether a scene depicted in some ordinary photograph is “right” or “wrong.” This ability to assemble a set of facts into a picture of reality that makes eminent sense—or know, say, that an elephant should not be perched on top of the Eiffel Tower—defines an essential property of the… CONTINUE READING
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