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Man Who Coined 'Artificial Intelligence' Dead at 84

John McCarthy a computer visionary

(Newser) - John McCarthy, the computer scientist who coined the term "artificial intelligence" in 1955, died Monday, reports the New York Times . He was 84. McCarthy was teaching mathematics at Dartmouth when he organized the first Artificial Intelligence conference in 1956. Later he founded AI labs at MIT and Stanford, and... More »

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