Consciousness pioneers gather the wagons in Tucson AZ USA.

Arthur T. Murray uj797 at
Fri Mar 24 00:48:43 EST 2000

Consciousness is no longer regarded as a problem in the PD AI of because we expect
the emergence of an epiphenomenon:  The robot is aware of itself.

First the sensing of self, then the naming and conceptualization
of self, will create a vortex or mindstorm of associations which
as the illusion of consciousness will actually BE consciousness.

Meanwhile philosophers meet every two years in Tucson AZ USA for
"Toward a Science of Consciousness" to be held 10-15 April 2000. is
a table of links to many of the abstracts of forthcoming papers.
Are you destined for AI kudos?  See if your name is listed:
Alan, Andy, Bart, Bill, Dave, Doug, Drew, Hans, Harv, Jeff,
John, Jorn, Kurt, Mark, Marv, Matt, Matz, Ment, Mike, Neil,
Nick, Nils, Noam, Paul, Pete, Phil, Push, Ross, Seth, Vern.

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