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An Imitation Game concerning gravitational wave physics

  title={An Imitation Game concerning gravitational wave physics},
  author={Harry M. Collins},
  journal={arXiv: Physics and Society},
  • H. Collins
  • Published 25 July 2016
  • Physics, Sociology
  • arXiv: Physics and Society
The 'Imitation Game' is a Turing Test played with a human participant instead of a computer. Here the author, a sociologist, who has been immersed in the field of gravitational wave physics since 1972, tried to pass an Imitation Game as a gravitational wave physicist. He already passed such a test in mid-2000s but this test was more elaborate and compared his performance with that of other kinds of physicists and with other sociologists as well as gravitational wave physicists. The test was… Expand
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