Koch, Christof and Tononi, Giulio (2011) A Test for Consciousness. Scientific American, 304 (6). pp. 44-47. ISSN 0036-8733 . http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20110603-101105825
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Intelligent behavior of computers continues to improve, but these machines are still far removed from being conscious of the world around them. Computer scientists and neurobiologists like to ponder a related question with both a technical and metaphysical bent: Will we even be able to tell when a machine is truly conscious? A simple test, which can be performed at home with this magazine and a pair of scissors, may ascertain whether such a machine has finally arrived.
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