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Perception As It Applies to Artificial Intelligence

Cognitive Psychology PSYC 421
Bachelor of Science in Psychology Spring 2009


This paper explores the Cognitive Psychology concept of Perception, as it applies to the field of Artificial Intelligence. Humans and computers see things in very distinct ways. There are parallels drawn between a computer's processor and a human's brain, but the two are not equivalent. Perception for a human is a native, organic process, but for an artificial intelligence, it is a much more involved process. There are a lot of similarities, including matching of facial patterns to identify a person and measuring of pitch and pattern in a voice to determine spoken words. The fundamental differences between organic intelligence and artificial intelligence are how the raw input is used and how it is stored.

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