4406 entries. 94 themes. Last updated December 26, 2016.

Coining the Term, Artificial Intelligence (August 31, 1955)


On August 31, 1955 John McCarthy, Marvin Minsky, Nathaniel Rochester, and Claude Shannon invited participants to a summer session at Dartmouth College to conduct research on what they called Artificial Intelligence (AI), thereby coining the term. (See Reading 11.5.)