Thursday, September 27, 2012

HAL 9000

HAL 9000 - HAL (Heuristically programmed ALgorithmic computer) is an artificial intelligence that controls the systems of the Discovery One spacecraft and interacts with the ship's astronaut crew.

HAL is a computer without any specific physical form, but can see throw a red television-camera eye located on equipment panels. He has a calm voice and can speak in a conversational manner.

Its main features are:
  • speech,
  • speech recognition,
  • facial recognition,
  • natural language processing,
  • lip reading, 
  • art appreciation,
  • interpreting and reproducing emotional behaviours,
  • reasoning, and
  • playing chess.
He has a strong personality. So strong, that If you wanted to meet him, only you have to test it in a HAL simulator

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