Chapter 11. Machine Consciousness

  1. Pentti O. Haikonen

Published Online: 19 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470517871.ch11

Robot Brains: Circuits and Systems for Conscious Machines

Robot Brains: Circuits and Systems for Conscious Machines

How to Cite

Haikonen, P. O. (2007) Machine Consciousness, in Robot Brains: Circuits and Systems for Conscious Machines, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470517871.ch11

Author Information

  1. Nokia Research Center, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 21 SEP 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470062043

Online ISBN: 9780470517871

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Keywords:

  • machine cognition research;
  • machine consciousness;
  • consciousness in machine architecture;
  • Baars' global workspace model;
  • machine self-consciousness;
  • Cartesian mind–body dualism;
  • conscious machines and free will

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Consciousness in the machine

  • Machine perception and qualia

  • Machine self-consciousness

  • Conscious machines and free will

  • The ultimate test for machine consciousness

  • Legal and moral questions