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A Measure of Intelligence - Why is it that certain people within our society are intellectually gifted while others are not. It would seem that since we as humans are of the same species, we would have a very comparable intelligence level, and yet IQ test scores for 99 percent of the population range clear from “barely functioning” fifty-five to “Einstein” 145 (based on the Wechsler IQ test). Perhaps our perception is a little skewed. Maybe everyone is more similar intellectually than limited IQ tests can discern. Think about someone who you consider to be “under par” or even average on a scale of one to smart....   [tags: Intelligence]
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The Intelligence Cycle - Introduction The Intelligence Cycle is an [effective], but outdated model. Essentially, it attempts to visualise intelligence as a process, and not merely a product. As such, by attempting a simple outline of a complex procedure, the cycle will be prone to misrepresenting dynamic changes; operational realities and either over, or under value particular parts of the process. However, it’s core strengths lie in it’s simplicity: shifting through the alphabet soup that is the Intelligence Community and making sense of the entire process is daunting: the Intelligence Cycle attempts to define its movement....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Actionable Intelligence - Outline Broad Topic #5: Using two examples covered in H100, analyze the efficacy of various techniques used by military units to obtain actionable intelligence in order to achieve mission success. What factors have proved, over time to be the greatest obstacles to obtaining actionable intelligence. In your analysis, be sure to address what techniques appear to be most favored by military forces—and why. How effective have such techniques been in the past and how effective do you believe they will be in the near future....   [tags: Intelligence] 2293 words
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True Intelligence - True Intelligence In spite of the fact that intelligence quotient tests have been around for decades, many professionals are attempting to determine the factors and causes behind aptitude. Several options exist to explain or disprove the reasons why some attain above average intellect, while others manage varying degrees less. Some of these alternatives, along with arguments in the general and human intelligence topics, will be found inside the following pages of discussion. General intelligence is a real process, which involves several distinct elements and skills of reasoning....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Intelligence Analysis - If you had that one piece of the puzzle that would have prevented the bombings of the twin towers in New York and the Pentagon on September 11 2001 would you know it. If you saw someone do something weird or suspicious before the attack on September 11 2001, would you have called the police. If someone had walked into a United States Embassy in a foreign country and said that they know someone was going to use a plane to destroy New York in two days, could this have stopped the attack. Intelligence Analysis puts the raw sources of information together, make predictions based on the data, and finally publish the results....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Intelligence Analysis - I. INTRODUCTION: The United States Intelligence community draws on advanced technology and analytical techniques. An intelligence process that sets objectives, collects, analyzes, and report findings, with feedback loops integrated throughout. Explicitly, the intelligence community advantages technology and tradecraft within a proscribed process. However, estimation of threats and decision-making are outcomes of human thinking. Analysts and policymakers create mental models, or short cuts to manage complex, changing environments....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Artificial Intelligence - Over the past decade, educational institutions have increasingly offered online, web-based courses. While there has been a great deal of research comparing the effectiveness of online and traditional courses (Young, 2006), there has been less research on how to use instructional design strategies to increase student engagement, student satisfaction, and achievement in online courses (Gunter, 2007). Research has shown that instructional immediacy can increase cognition and student success (LaRose & Whitten, 2000)....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Artificial Intelligence - The three necessary things of every substance are the type of atoms that created it, the method the atoms are positioned, and the method that the atoms are fused to each other (Trefil, J., & Hazen, R. 2010). The atom is the fundamental structure of chemistry; atoms are comprised of the three essential elements, protons, neutrons, and electrons (Encyclopedia Britannica. 2011). Protons transmit a positive charge and neutrons do not transmit any charge, while electrons transmit a negative charge (Encyclopedia Britannica....   [tags: Intelligence]
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The True Meaning of Intelligence - When a person utters the word “intelligence,” people tend to think of a genius like Albert Einstein developing some obscure equation that the great majority of the population will never understand. The problem with the definition of intelligence is that people relate intelligence to words like “genius” which require intelligence but do not have the same definition as intelligence. Often, people try to use related words to define intelligence, but these words are unable to define intelligence since many are only different levels of intelligence....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Analysis of the Elements of the Intelligence Cycle - Minor Assignment • Analyse the elements of the ‘Intelligence Cycle’. What are its core strengths and weaknesses. Before I begin to analyse the elements of the Intelligence Cycle, I must begin with the definition of ‘Intelligence’. Throughout my research, it became apparent that the acceptance for an accurate definition of ‘Intelligence’ is still an issue to date. One reason could be because experts tend to view ‘intelligence’ through their own specialty, and would be fair to say that this could possibly be because officers within the intelligence community do not have strong bridges connecting them to each other or to policy makers, which would therefore enhance communication and sharing practices of raw findings and improve the processes of collection and analysis of information that it is to be turned into intelligence and disseminated back to the policy makers....   [tags: Intelligence] 2250 words
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Open Source Intelligence - Open sources have provided a useful stream of information for all source collection and analysis within the intelligence community. The use of open source information by the intelligence community is not a new phenomenon. During the technological boom of the 21st century open source has expanded well beyond its original capabilities. There is an important difference however between mere information and intelligence. Open source information is defined as “any and all information that can be derived from overt collection” (Lowenthal 2006, p....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Intelligence Definition and Measurements - Psychologists have differed on the definition for intelligence and how to measure intelligence. In this paper the definition of intelligence and how it is measured will be discussed by comparing and contrasting the two intelligence tests and two achievement tests chosen from the Mental Measurement Yearbook. The intelligence tests chosen were the Primary Test of Nonverbal Intelligence (PTONI) and the Test of Memory and Learning, 2nd ed., (TOMAL-2) and the achievement tests chosen were the Basic Achievement Skills Inventory (BASI) and the Differential Ability Scales, 2nd ed....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Intelligence in a Post 9-11 World - In this week’s assignment we will be looking at a number of significant issues that are or have confronted the intelligence community in a post 9-11 environment. We will quickly touch on the role the Global War on Terrorism has had on changes to the intelligence community’s position, procedures, and policies along with assessing how the intelligence community has directed it efforts when it comes to dealing with traditional military threats from other countries. It is inarguable that for the large majority of times, change is instituted to make a situation better, or to prevent a bad situation from arising....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Army Counter Intelligence Division - There are many federally funded programs that deal with crime and the prevention of crime. We have all heard of the CIA the FBI, DEA and others, but some that have a very well-funded and all including presence is the counter intelligence divisions of the United States military. The Military CID or Counter intelligence Division work with each other in depth and deal with real time missions at hand that protect the troops in war zones and are an integral part of the federal government’s ability to track and counter any and all terrorist and criminal threats that threaten the stability of the United States and its people....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Two Forms of Intelligence Collection - Introduction This essay examines two forms of intelligence collection, namely signals intelligence (SIGINT) and open source intelligence (OSINT), with a view to determining whether the collection methods can be ranked in terms of importance. To this end, this essay will describe SIGINT and OSINT, with a focus on outlining the relative advantages and disadvantages of each method. It will be shown that any attempt to 'rank' collection methods in terms of their importance is only productive insofar as it is necessary to effectively direct the most suitable collection method against an intelligence target....   [tags: Intelligence] 1222 words
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Human Intelligence Collection - Human Intelligence (HUMINT) is as old as humanity, and to this day is one of, if not the best method of collecting information, because of the potential quantity and diversity of information that can be collected through this discipline. It is a method to gather information through interpersonal relations. In this assignment I will explain the difference between overt and clandestine HUMINT operations, present which Intelligence Community members use HUMINT and describe their principal methods. Lastly, I will offer my opinion as to whether I believe overt or clandestine HUMINT is more effective....   [tags: Intelligence] 997 words
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Visual Mental Imagery and Intelligence - As creatures that depend so heavily on vision, it should be no surprise that visual mental imagery and imagery in general is a subject that should be of great familiarity to most people. One interesting issue however concerns the degree to which visual mental imagery plays a role in cognition. The quasi-pictorialism approach claims that imagery plays a significant role in mental processes. Another approach, the descriptionism maintains that visual mental images are really just descriptions containing symbolic information and play no substantial role in cognition....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Six Principle Processes of the Intelligence Cycle - The intelligence cycle was developed in order for analysts to grasp fundamental practices of producing an intelligence product . These practices are illustrated as generally five processes, which have been represented in various rotational models. The following paper will introduce a sixth step titled policy and state safety requirements and analyse these six iterative processes correspondingly as, policy and state safety requirements, planning and direction, collection, process and exploitation, analysis and dissemination....   [tags: Intelligence]
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The Relationship Between Birth Order and Intelligence - Debates on the relationship between birth order and intelligence have been remaining controversial. Birth order is considered as a person's ranking by age among his or her siblings. There have been numerous researchers studying about this subject to find whether firstborns generally have a higher IQ scores than their siblings. Some scientists conclude that birth order strongly influents intelligence; however, others oppose to this, claiming that birth order has no effect on intelligence. In this paper, my study deals with the birth order effects on intelligence....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Medical Assessment's Value to the Intelligence Community - Thought this paper we will attempt to shed some light into how the Intelligence community can and does use medical assets, personnel, equipment, and data bases to their advantage. We will look at how knowledge of an adversary’s medical capabilities and limitations can become their center of gravity and hence its Achilles heel. Closing with an opinion base inference as to where the intelligence community can continue to push the limits and uses of the medical community. “An Army marches on its stomach”(1) is a famous saying that over the years has been attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Types of Intelligence - Types of Intelligence The meaning of intelligence is a concept that varies across cultures and ideologies. According to psychologists “intelligence is the capacity to understand the world, think rationally, and use resources effectively when faced with challenges.” (Feldman, R. S. 2010). Due to the different types of human capabilities, there are different types of human intelligence. Some intelligence is expressed mentally as in existential, intrapersonal, and spatial intelligences. Existential intelligence is the capacity and inclination to consider and question philosophically....   [tags: Intelligence Intellect]
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U.S. INTELLIGENCE AFTER WORLD WAR II - After World War II American intelligence had the need to be transformed. The inexperience along with bureaucracy and poor coordination among American intelligence officers obligated the United States intelligence community to change dramatically in order to confront the new challenges that emerged after the end of WWII. From Early America through WWI the intelligence system of the United States of America was involved in operations in which they had to construct intelligence systems virtually from scratch (Andrew 1995)....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Describe two different forms or methods of Intelligence Collection. - The concept of Open Source intelligence (OSINT) has been placed in too high regard within the intelligence community and to the detriment of the value of other forms of collection, such as Signals Intelligence (SIGINT). While useful in the Analysis function of the intelligence cycle, OSINT, as it has become known, is not and should never be the only form of intelligence collected. In order to be of use in achieving a comparative advantage for decision makers, OSINT must be combined with covert sources like SIGINT....   [tags: Intelligence]
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IQ Tests are Not an Accurate Measure of a Person's Intelligence - IQ tests are not an accurate measure of a person's intelligence. I will be analyzing the reasons why I think that IQ tests are not an accurate measure of the intelligence. These reasons will be accompanied with solid proven facts that will discount the accuracy that is falsely considered to be a part of IQ tests. Today IQ tests are a part of many instances where intelligence is being judged. Not an accurate measure The test that has today evolved as the IQ test was initially designed by Sir Francis Galton....   [tags: Intelligence]
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The Politicization of Intelligence History - According to Donavan (1986) policy looks to intelligence for a logic of evidence, and analysis, looks for policy to serve. Despite the common goal of advancing national security interest, the relations between producers and consumers of intelligence assessments are not naturally harmonious. According to The Politicization of Intelligence History (2006), there are fewer accusations which carry more weight within the intelligence community than claims that the analysis and reporting of intelligence have been influenced by political considerations....   [tags: National Intelligence]
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Inter-Services Intelligence - The Inter-services Intelligence is the Intelligence Agency set up in Pakistan in 1948 after the failure of its military intelligence. The agency was set up and structured by Major General R. Cawthorne, who was a remnant of British rule over the sub-continental region before Pakistan gained independence from the British in 1947. This organization still exists and consists of a full clandestine, intelligence, counter-intelligence and technical departments. The main objective for the organization in essence was to manage Pakistan’s foreign and domestic policy and maintain its best interests....   [tags: International Intelligence]
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Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Mankind? - From the first imaginative thought to manipulate nature to the development of complex astronomical concepts of space exploration, man continues to this day to innovate and invent products or methods that improve and enhance humankind. Though it has taken 150 million years to reach current day, the intellectual journey was not gradual in a linear sense. If one was to plot significant events occurring throughout human existence, Mankind’s ability to construct new ideas follows a logarithmic path, and is rapidly approaching an asymptote, or technological singularity....   [tags: Artificial Intelligence] 744 words
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The Function of Analysis in the Government Intelligence Department - There is no international definitive definition of intelligence and according to Bimfort (1958) there will continue to be a discrepancy and There is no international definitive definition of intelligence and according to Bimfort (1958) there will continue to be a discrepancy and misunderstanding between and outside the intelligence community over the meaning of intelligence. One definition that best suits the current idea of intelligence is “the knowledge – and ideally, the foreknowledge sought by nations in response to external threats and to protect their vital interests, especially the well-being of their own people” (Russell 2010, p.7)....   [tags: government intelligence]
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Intelligence Without Analysis is Only Information - ‘Intelligence without analysis is only information’. Critically assess this claim. Introduction Part 1 – Understanding Semantics Part 2 - Part of the system Part 4 - Analysis as part of the Organisation, a member the community Conclusion Introduction Analysis is important. The statement assessed impresses that fact upon the reader. Without it, the speaker implies, Intelligence is inefficient. It is merely ‘information’. For the intelligence community, it seems that information alone is not enough to be presented as a finished product to a policy maker....   [tags: Intelligence Analysis]
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Trade Show Intelligence - Trade show intelligence Introduction Many organizations that offer products and services in their individual markets are involved in the practice of gathering data and information about their rivals or competitors. This practice is common in trade shows and other similar exhibition events. Trade shows offer a rich source of actionable information and most organizations know this and thus; their participation therein is crucial in order to adapt to their environment and keep up with their market (Calof, 2004)....   [tags: Marketing, Competitive Intelligence] 2331 words
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The Concept of Intelligence - The Concept of Intelligence ABSTRACT: Gilbert Ryle’s dispositional analysis of the concept of intelligence makes the error of assimilating intelligence to the category of dispositional or semi-dispositional concepts. Far from being a dispositional concept, intelligence is an episodic concept that refers neither to dispositions nor to ‘knowing how,’ but to a fashion or style of proceeding whose significance is adverbial. Being derivative from the function of the adverb ‘intelligently,’ the concept of intelligence does not have essential reference to specific verbs but rather to the manner or style of proceeding of nearly any verb that is descriptive of the proceedings of an agent....   [tags: Intelligence Ryle Essays] 3430 words
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Charles Darwin and Human Evolution in Intelligence - The great and famous Charles Darwin is still remembered today after almost 2 centuries had passed. He was one of the most significant scientists to change how we view this world. Life, as we know it, was changed by Charles Darwin. But I don’t believe that looking at the present will help in any way so I will take back to the past. It is a fact that throughout history people have always believed in some sort of god. Some religions were weak and have come and gone, where others have come and stayed....   [tags: Charles Darwin, evolution, intelligence,] 1190 words
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Fuzzy Systems and Machine Intelligence - Fuzzy Systems and Machine Intelligence Abstract: Our natural language is perhaps the most powerful form of communicating information for any given problem or situation. Combining natural language and numerical information into fuzzy systems provides the framework to represent knowledge, constraints and inference procedures. Fuzzy systems provide advantages in the development of systems solutions that perform tasks such as automatic modeling, prediction, pattern recognition, and optimal decision making, control and planning....   [tags: Artificial Intelligence] 2152 words
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Fallacies of Ethos, Pathos and Logos in Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed - In Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (2008), Ben Stein travels the world to expose the incarceration in the realm of science. Stein’s goal is to rile up the audience to stir up desire and motivation of the voice of the people to bring down the unjust wall in scientific academia. Ben Stein fails to persuade his active viewing audience that universities have used unfair practices to exclude research and believers in intelligent design from the scientific community, but succeeds in persuading the unpretentious and idle audience....   [tags: Expelled No Intelligence Allowed] 1750 words
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An Overview of Artificial Intelligence - An Overview of Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence, a concept that would make possible our most remote dreams, specially for housewives. Would not it be interesting to know what is this marvelous thing that is going to make our dreams come true. I think it is. AI(Artificial Intelligence) is a fairly new field in Computer Science, my subject, which I found very interesting. AI it is not a well defined concept yet, which it is not a surprise for me, considering that is a very new term and that it contains a word that is has not been well defined either....   [tags: Technology Artificial Intelligence Essays]
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) - This research Paper has problems with formatting ABSTRACT Current neural network technology is the most progressive of the artificial intelligence systems today. Applications of neural networks have made the transition from laboratory curiosities to large, successful commercial applications. To enhance the security of automated financial transactions, current technologies in both speech recognition and handwriting recognition are likely ready for mass integration into financial institutions. RESEARCH PROJECT TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Purpose 1 Source of Information 1 Authorization 1 Overview 2 T he First Steps 3 Computer-Synthesized Senses 4 Visual Recognition 4 Current Research 5 Computer-Aided Voice Recognition 6 Current Applications 7 Optical Character Recognition 8 Conclusion 9 Recommendations 10 Bibiography 11 I NTRODUCTION · Purpose The purpose of this study is to determine additional areas where artificial intelligence technology may be applied for positive identifications of individuals during financial transactions, such as automated banking transactions, telephone transactions , and home banking activities....   [tags: Artificial Intelligence AI]
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Emotional Inteligence - An increasing percent of the population begins to know the idea of emotional intelligence. This concept was firstly developed by two American university professors, John Mayer and Peter Salovey (1990) and they concluded that, people with high emotional quotient are supposed to learn more quickly due to their abilities. Another psycologist named Daniel Goleman (1995) extended the theory and also made it well-known. In his articles and books, he argued that people with high emotional quotient do better than those with low emotional quotient....   [tags: Emotional Intelligence ]
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Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman - Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman      In the book Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman, the central thesis that he tries to point out is that emotional intelligence may be more important than I.Q. in determining a person’s well being and success in life. At first I didn’t know what Goleman was talking about when he said emotional intelligence, but after reading the book I have to say that I agree completely with Goleman. One reason for my acceptance of Goleman's theory is that academic intelligence has little to do with emotional life....   [tags: Daniel Goleman Intelligence Emotions Essays] 776 words
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Working with Emotional Intelligence - Working with Emotional Intelligence The book “Working with Emotional Intelligence” by Daniel Goleman deals with the emotional assets and liabilities of individuals in organizations. Emotional intelligence is traits that go beyond academic achievement or IQ. As a matter of fact he points out that high academic intelligence can sometimes stand in the way of emotional intelligence. Broadly speaking, emotional intelligence determines how well we handle difficult situation, which cannot be solved by logic, but more by a “feel” for the situation....   [tags: Daniel Goleman Emotional Intelligence Essays] 1370 words
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Social And Ethical Impact Of Artificial Intelligence - Introduction As our world expands through the growing abilities and applications of computers in our everyday lives, it seems that the role of the computer has been reversed. Before we knew that the computer only understood what we programmed it to understand; however, now the majority of our society is learning more from computers than they are able to input into it. Dumm (1986 p.69) History "The human aspiration to create intelligent machines has appeared in myth and literature for thousands of years, from stories of Pygmalion to the tales of the Jewish Golem." Anat Treister-Goren, Ph.D....   [tags: Cause Effect Artificial Intelligence] 1374 words
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Comparing the Nomothetic and Idiographic Approaches as They Apply to the Study of Intelligence and Personality - Thesis Statement: The most differences between the idiographic and nomothetic approach are measurements and development. Introduction: In the following essay, we discuss different theoretical perspectives from Nomothetic and Idiographic approach. How they apply to both Personality (pattern of behavior and thinking) and Intelligence (thinking and behavior). Arguments for both sides are base on what psychologists generally use them as, because some might disagrees with the usage of the word nomothetic and idiographic, orientated by Kantian and Wilhelm Windelband....   [tags: psychology, Personality, Intelligence]
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Artificial Intelligence: Where does it fit? - Artificial Intelligence: Where does it fit. Machines in the future will not be able to differentiate between man and machine, and neither will humans; except that machines will be active: working, learning, developing new technology. Humans on the other hand, have no choice but to watch from our glass boxes because machines have become so advanced and we would only interfere. Maybe the future won’t look exactly like that, but truthfully, computers will reach human intelligence someday. They have already surpassed our calculation abilities and our speed of processing information....   [tags: Technology Artificial Intelligence Essays] 2188 words
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The Measurement of Intelligence through IQ Tests - The Measurement of Intelligence through IQ Tests Can intelligence be measured. Does an IQ test actually measure a person’s intelligence. Does a high score indicate a genius. Does a low score indicate stupidity or merely ignorance. These questions have been asked over and over again by psychiatrists and scientists alike, but to date there are no clear answers. These questions cannot be answered without first defining what is meant by the term intelligence. Once intelligence has been defined then it should be easy to answer these questions; however, multiple definitions of the word tend to lead to further confusion....   [tags: Intelligence Education School Psychology Essays]
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The Role of Connecting Unrelated Events in Developing Intelligence - On the Shoulder's of Giants: The Role of Connections in Developing Intelligence Abstract This paper provides motivation for making connections between unrelated events as a basis for intelligence. The ability to apply this extended information as a problem-solving technique instantiates the true nature of intelligence. Therefore, it is obvious the field of artificial intelligence should use the same approach. The way these connections are made and the occasional necessity for their modification is discussed....   [tags: Human Intelligence Intellect IQ]
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The Connections Between Artificial Intelligence and Other Fields - The Connections Between Artificial Intelligence and Other Fields. Abstract Through examples from several fields, this paper will describe the connections between Artificial Intelligence and other areas. Some of these areas make great contributions to AI research, others gain knowledge and technique from that same AI research. This paper will further detail the incredible capacity of AI research to be applied elsewhere to solve similar problems. The goal of this paper is to describe to the reader the impact that AI can create on seemingly unrelated fields....   [tags: Artificial Intelligence AI]
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Intelligence - Intlligence In society, people base their life on intelligence. They do everything possible to get ahead in life. To get ahead, they cheat each other, back stab, and commit many sinful acts. Also, they educate themselves so they are capable of doing whatever is required of them. Society is trying to always make themselves smarter. Are they trying to change something that they have no control over though. Intelligence is something that everybody has, but is something that is developed over time....   [tags: essays papers]
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intelligence - Intelligence is a very broad subject although it seems easily defined. A great amount of different meanings are given to intelligence as a concept from various cultures and sciences. Throughout history psychologists and sociologist have been trying to devise a way to reveal the level of intellect animals or humans possess. However this quest might not have a definitive answer. Intelligence therefore should be considered to be a broad and elusive concept with many distinct aspects to it. Research in the field of animal intelligence is essential to understand the more complex aspects of human intelligence....   [tags: essays research papers] 1536 words
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Intelligence - Intelligence (what it is, and what it is not) Today more then ever one can sit back and look out upon the world around them. One can look in the homes and see the children busy with homework. One can see the computers sorting through mass amounts of information. One can also see nature exist as it has for countless years. Over history as the Human race has developed it has taken a fascination in the world around it. It’s main query is what separates it from the rest of what can be found on this small blue green planet called Earth....   [tags: essays research papers] 671 words
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intelligence - Intelligence is the level of competence, ability to learn or to some people it is how well an individual performs on an IQ test. The structure of intelligence is best subdivided into two significant categories. They are environmental and hereditary influences. Environmental differences can be divided into different factors. The deprivation model of social class and intelligence consists of three variables. These variables explain, in terms of environmental factors, development and performance which are correlated with social status....   [tags: essays research papers] 2034 words
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Multiple Intelligences - Multiple Intelligences In Howard Gardner’s Frames of Mind, he proposes that there are seven main areas in which all people have special skills; he calls them intelligences. His research at Harvard University was in response to the work that Alfred Binet had done in France around 1900. Binet’s work led to the formation of an intelligence test; we are all familiar with the “intelligence quotient,” or “IQ,” the way that intelligence is measured on his test. This type of IQ test was used as the basis of another one with which most of us are familiar: the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), which is taken my most college-bound high school students....   [tags: Intelligence IQ Smart Intelligent Essays] 2306 words
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The IQ Debate - Intelligence can be defined in many different ways. This concept has been the focus of numerous studies and investigations by psychologists and other scientific experts. Intelligence can be the mental ability to reason, plan ahead, understand a wide range of complex issues and learn from past experiences (Gottfredson, 1997). Intelligence is the “resultant of the process of acquiring, storing in memory, retrieving, combining, comparing, and using in new contexts information and conceptual skills” (Humphreys, 1979) Intelligence is commonly measured through the use of a number of scales and quantitative measures, like the Intelligence Quotient (IQ), developed by Alfred Binet in early 20th century to identify which French children needed more attention from their educators....   [tags: Intelligence]
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What is the Turing Test, and Why is it so Difficult to Pass? - One of the most difficult challenges in developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) is to create a machine that “thinks” as intelligently as humans do. However, devising a definition for the word “think” itself is quite a task. This is because it is yet unclear as to what comprises a human being’s thoughts, and what is the driving force behind his/her intelligence. Is it a manifestation of the immortal soul or is it just a complex network of nerves comprising the nervous system. To create an intelligent machine or a computer, it is necessary to grant it with thinking capabilities that are at par with humans....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Emotional Intelligence - “All learning has an emotional base”, this quote was said by one of the greatest Greek philosophers Plato. The idea that emotions are the bases of learning is the foundation of emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence was the term coined by psychologist John Mayer and Peter Salovey. It referred to the ability for an individual to observe, manage and assess their emotions. There were many researchers who believed that individuals could learn and strengthen their emotional intelligence, and others claimed it to be an innate trait that people were born with....   [tags: Psychology, Thorndike]
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What is Intelligence? - The concept of intelligence is not generally considered to be controversial. However, it is an idea that can be very tricky to define. Different psychologists have come up with several different theories to answer the question "What is intelligence?", and, though they overlap, there is no universally accepted definition. Additionally, because it is difficult to quantitatively measure intelligence, the connotation of the word “intelligence” must be taken into account in the definition. A possible definition of intelligence is "the ability to excel in a certain area that involves rational thought." Because excellence is subjective, it is important to note that this definition requires that a comparison be used....   [tags: Sociology]
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Methods to Strengthen the Chains of Inference - INTRODUCTION Structured responses to the limited capacity of both organisations and individuals to deal with ambiguity that is inherent to intelligence analysis are necessary to strengthen the ‘chains of inference’ or maximise the rigor of judgements. This essay will focus on overcoming cognitive and to a lesser extent, personal and organisational bias and limitations. Organisational issues that affect the quality of analysis such as analyst training are outside the scope of this short essay. Moreover, many of the high profile intelligence failures are attributable less to organisational obstacles than political or psychological barriers , ....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Autistic Savant: The Simplicity Behind Geniality - More often than not, the most startling capabilities of the human brain are exposed precisely when anatomical, or physiological, deficiencies take place. Take, for instance, savants - people who have mental abilities that could only be characterized as superhuman but otherwise severely disabled in daily cognitive functions and social interaction. At first sight Michael (Mikey), seems like an average seven year old boy; he’s slim, of short stature, with big almond-shaped green eyes. Mikey rarely speaks, and the atypical occasions, in which he does, it is to hum the sound of a nearby bird....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Defining Intelligence - Intelligence is defined by the American Heritage Dictionary as being the capacity to acquire and apply knowledge. When knowledge is spoken of, it is generally used in terms of education. The extent of education a person has achieved is then what most often determines how much knowledge one has accumulated. Nevertheless, with this definition of intelligence in mind, one might possibly consider the average person to be intelligent. After all, even a person who has never gone to school a day in their life is capable of acquiring knowledge and applying it to some area of their life....   [tags: Education, definition]
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"Genius" Defined - The word genius can be used to describe a person, an idea or an invention. As a person, a genius is one that stands out from a crowd and tackles the most difficult of problems in the simplest of ways. A genius is not only very clever, but instinct allows them to think outside the box. The term genius is often associated with names such as Albert Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci, JS Bach, William Blake, and Socrates. These are just a few of history’s greatest thinkers who helped shape society with their innovative ideas....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Artificial Intelligence - Of all the technological developments of the modern age, none is as complex as artificial intelligence. The idea that a non-human, manufactured entity could advance to a point of emulating human behavior is enough to make people shiver. The idea of something so advanced that we will not be able to tell the difference may be even worse. In 1961 Philip Dick wrote Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?. It portrayed a world with these exact characteristics. Artificial Intelligence had advanced to a point of near-perfect human replication....   [tags: Technology, Computers ] 1894 words
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Margarete Gertrude Zelle - Margarete Gertrude Zelle was born on August 7, 1876 in Holland. Her father owned a hat store that was successful until 1889. Her parents divorced after going bankrupt, and her mother died shortly after in 1891. Her father placed her and her siblings into the care of different relatives after remarrying in 1893. Margarete was taken in by her godfather in Sneek. During her stay there, she attempted to become a teacher, but after inappropriate conduct with the head of the college she was attending, she was forced to leave....   [tags: Intelligence] 961 words
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Emotional Intelligence - In our everyday lives, we are constantly interacting with other individuals. These interactions have an effect on our emotions. We have to learn how to identify and deal with these emotions because they have a direct effect on how we deal with issues at work. Individuals can work their way through this process by becoming aware of the importance of emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is sometimes referred to as EI or EQ. In their article, Colfax, Rivera & Perez (2010) stated that “Regardless though of how it is referred to, emotional intelligence (EQ) is concerned with understanding oneself and others, relating to people, and adapting to and coping with the immediate surroundings to be more successful in dealing with environmental demands” (pg 90)....   [tags: Psychology, Business]
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Why are UFOs Still a Mystery? - Unidentified Flying Objects, UFOs have always been shrouded in mystery. In spite of the numerous sightings of flying saucers and alien beings reported worldwide, the existence of UFOs has never been confirmed. Debates of all kinds exist until now, and all arguments, either in favor or against the existence of UFOs, will continue to perplex the public. There are many possible explanations as to why UFOs are still a mystery, some of which are discussed here....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Convergent and Divergent Thinking Influence - Life is coming toward us at such a rate that every second displays a new scene of potentially new challenges. Therefore, we must expand our thinking abilities in order to survive. Technology is also growing rapidly, thus we are continually influenced and pushed to find new alternative options. Thinking is a process of response, and if it is productive, it results in changing our world views and knowledge. It is an independent action that happens continually whether we choose it or not. Buddha argued that, “We are what we think....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Mind Muscle Vs. Mind Mush - Let us see what Hitler thought of the masses he moved and how he did the moving. The first principle from which he started was a value judgment: the masses are utterly contemptible. They are incapable of abstract thinking and uninterested in any fact outside the circle of their immediate experience. Their behavior is determined, not by knowledge and reason, but by feelings and unconscious drives. (Huxley, 1958, p.3) If Hitler looked at mankind today with his opinion be the same. Would he succeed at moving the masses to the deplorable deeds as he once succeeded in doing....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Artificial Intelligence - Computers and information technology seem to be bringing about a magnitude of change comparable to that which took place during the Industrial Revolution, transforming our social, economic, and political institutions; our understanding of what it means to be human; and the distribution of power in the world. Some may argue that computer professionals have very little say in what technologies get designed and built. This seems to be mistaken on at least two counts. First, we can distinguish between computer professionals as individuals and computer professionals as a group....   [tags: Technology]
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Artificial Intelligence - In our world, intelligence is often associated with geniuses and being smart. It is thought of as being able to obtain and understand vast amount of information. However, as technology improves and becomes more advanced, intelligence has acquired numerous meanings. Intelligence is defined as the ability to achieve goals through computational process. Although intelligence is only studied in humans, is it possible that machines may be more “intelligent” than those who created the machines in the first place....   [tags: Technology]
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Emotinal Intelligence - INTRODUCTION The term conflict represents an event that has continued to present itself within the organization. Individual which are involved in any organizations are confronted to conflicts whether its in the form of conscious or unconscious, moreover its impact is unavoidable it can either be positive or negative.(Jehn, 1997). In this study we applied Emotional Intelligence as antecedents of conflict management styles in terms of Integrating and compromising styles. The use of EI was based on the belief that emotionally intelligent people regard their own emotions and the emotions of others as a basis in framing their relationships with other people (Mayer and Salovey, 1993, 1997)....   [tags: Conflict Management, Work Environment] 1410 words
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Emotional Intelligence - Introduction This essay will discuss three important topics that to me have stood out as important concepts that are sensible and comparatively simple to apply in my work as a graduate nurse. They are; the concept of emotional intelligence, the concept of empowerment in nursing and the concept of teamwork in the health care setting. Each topic will be discussed separately, analysed, argued and integrated into the essay as a whole so that the reader may have a greater understanding of how these concepts interact with each other and how each concept may influence the graduate nurse to work at a professional and level how she in turn can utilise these concepts to further enhance her professional development....   [tags: Psychology, Feelings, Mood] 1944 words
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Artificial Intelligence - Artificial Intelligence (AI) will seamlessly integrate virtual and physical worlds. To ensure the success of AI three premises have to be actualized: functionalism, hardware capacity to mimic human thought, and the software to convert the gains in hardware advances (McGinnis 1256). The possibilities of AI extend from the synergistic union of the human brain with ambient intelligent environments, to neurocomputation ushering in an entirely new intelligence era. The proper supervision of Artificial Intelligence will guide the positive advancement of technology; additionally, the advantages of AI will range from improved quality of life to the facilitation of national security on and off the battlefield....   [tags: Technology ]
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Artificial Intelligence - This paper will give a brief definition of the term Artificial Intelligence (AI). It will take an in-depth look at the origins and purpose of this exciting field in computer science. In particular, this paper will discuss a few of the many subcategories of research, applications and current technological obstacles that scientist face when developing AI. In addition, the author will look at AI’s various military specific applications for the purpose of training, target acquisition and command and control capabilities....   [tags: Computer Science] 2132 words
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Artificial Intelligence - Overview Way back in 1965, technologist Herbert Simon stated that, “Machines will be capable, within 20 years, of doing any work a man can do” (Vardi, 2012). Nearly fifty years later, this world has been impacted by artificial intelligence (AI) equipped technologies in major ways. The threat of AI equipped computer systems and machinery taking jobs away from humans is becoming a harsh reality (Vardi, 2012). As with every innovative technology there are positive and negative externalities involved....   [tags: Science]
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Intelligence is Key - Celtic literature features a full complement of female characters that deserve recognition; from warriors and rulers, to helpmates and daughters. Female characters, like their male counterparts, are often motivated by emotion. The Morrígan and Macha, act out of anger, disrupting a hero or cursing generations to come. Others such as Fúamnach, act out of jealousy, causing a chain of events to unfold. However, the women who incite or prompt action due to their intelligence or wit – Rhiannon, Emer, Medb, Nes, and Mac Daa Tho’s Wife – are arguably the most complex and intriguing....   [tags: Art, Celtic Literature] 1265 words
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Artificial Intelligence - Artificial Intelligence (AI) is often depicted by science fiction authors and scientists as potentially equal—or superior—to human intelligence. Yet this dream may remain elusive until machines attain the basic human virtue of common sense, which the pioneering AI scientist Marvin Minsky defines as "an immense society of hard-earned practical ideas." (cited in Kurzweil, 2000, p. 91). Clearly, true AI, once it exists, would have an extraordinary impact on human society; denial of its possibilities could eventually shatter humanity's complacent belief in its guiding role as the planet's most intelligent form of life....   [tags: Technology] 2217 words
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Intelligence into Success - Many people dream and often fathom about starting their own small business. Becoming a successful entrepreneur has been part of the American dream since the early 1800‘s. In addition to giving a person the ability to make his or her own decisions, business ownership opens the gateway to financial independence, creative freedom, and more time to spend with family (Smallbusiness.com). Nevertheless, how hard would it be to start a small business and be victorious. “Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities” (U.S....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Emotional Intelligence is Most Qualified Class of Intelligence - Intelligence is often times associated with having a high IQ, or the ability to perform a variety of academic skills with excellence. This, however, is not a sufficient definition of intelligence. Intelligence is a trait that should lead one to further success in all areas of life, not just academically, but at home, at work, at school; everywhere. To possess emotional intelligence is the most realistic exemplification of what it means to be intelligent. Emotional intelligence involves understanding and controlling ones emotions in even the most stressful and trying situations....   [tags: Psychology]
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The Theory of Intelligence - There are basically two camps on the theory of intelligence, how exactly to define intelligence is still debated. There are, however, two major schools of thought on its nature and properties. This paper examines and evaluates the two opposing theories on the nature of intelligence. The two opposing theories of intelligence are the one general intelligence school of thought and the multiple intelligences school of thought. The general intelligence proponents believe that there is one factor from which all intelligence is derived; the multiple intelligences proponents believe that there are different kinds of intelligence....   [tags: essays research papers] 783 words
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