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Title Work

Title No: 19468

Title: Thinking machines

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1960 (Created)

Original Summary:
"Shows demonstrations of some recent machine developments and compares these with the performance of the human brain. Mathematician Claude E. Shannon demonstrates his artificial mouse in an electronic maze, Alex Bernstein and his collaborators at International Business Machines demonstrate a digital computer to play chess, and Leon Harmon demonstrates a pattern recognizer which is able to determine whether a figure is a circle, a triangle, a square, or a pentagon." -- Worldcat

Part of the "Horizons of Science" series.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 19 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Computers

Executive ProducerButterfield, Alfred
DirectorShapiro, Bert
ProducerShapiro, Bert

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19468-1Safety Film : Viewing print 

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4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library