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  1. Assessing Artificial Consciousness.Igor Aleksander, Susan Stuart & Tom Ziemke - 2008 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 15 (7):95-110.
    While the recent special issue of JCS on machine consciousness (Volume 14, Issue 7) was in preparation, a collection of papers on the same topic, entitled Artificial Consciousness and edited by Antonio Chella and Riccardo Manzotti, was published. 1 The editors of the JCS special issue, Ron Chrisley, Robert Clowes and Steve Torrance, thought it would be a timely and productive move to have authors of papers in their collection review the papers in the Chella and Manzotti book, and include (...)
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    The World in My Mind, My Mind in the World.Igor L. Aleksander - 2005 - Thorverton UK: Imprint Academic.
    Ifeel that Iam apartof, but separatefrom an 'out there' world. 2. Ifeel that my perception of the world mingles with feelings of past experience. 3. My experienceof the world is selective and purposeful. 4. I am thinking ahead allthe timeintrying ...
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    Axioms and Tests for the Presence of Minimal Consciousness in Agents I: Preamble.Igor L. Aleksander & B. Dunmall - 2003 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 10 (4):7-18.
    This paper relates to a formal statement of the mechanisms that are thought minimally necessary to underpin consciousness. This is expressed in the form of axioms. We deem this to be useful if there is ever to be clarity in answering questions about whether this or the other organism is or is not conscious. As usual, axioms are ways of making formal statements of intuitive beliefs and looking, again formally, at the consequences of such beliefs. The use of this style (...)
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    Accuracy and Performance of the State-Based Φ and Liveliness Measures of Information Integration.David Gamez & Igor Aleksander - 2011 - Consciousness and Cognition 20 (4):1403-1424.
  5. Machine Consciousness.Igor L. Aleksander - 2007 - In Max Velmans & Susan Schneider (eds.), The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness. Blackwell.
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    Why Axiomatic Models of Being Conscious?Igor L. Aleksander - 2007 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 14 (7):15-27.
    This paper looks closely at previously enunciated axioms that specifically include phenomenology as the sense of a self in a perceptual world. This, we suggest, is an appropriate way of doing science on a first-person phenomenon. The axioms break consciousness down into five key components: presence, imagination, attention, volition and emotions. The paper examines anew the mechanism of each and how they interact to give a single sensation. An abstract architecture, the Kernel Architecture, is introduced as a starting point for (...)
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    Phenomenal Consciousness and Biologically Inspired Systems.Igor Aleksander - 2013 - International Journal of Machine Consciousness 5 (1):3-9.
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    The Potential Impact of Machine Consciousness in Science and Engineering.Igor Aleksander - 2009 - International Journal of Machine Consciousness 1 (1):1-9.
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    Machine Consciousness.Igor L. Aleksander - 2006 - In Steven Laureys (ed.), Boundaries of Consciousness. Elsevier.
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    Conscious Machines.Igor Aleksander - 2010 - The Philosophers' Magazine 50 (50):18-19.
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    Modélisation de la conscience dans les machines informatiques virtuelles. Fonctionnalisme et Phénoménologie.Igor Aleksander - 2007 - Synthesis Philosophica 22 (2):447-454.
    L’article décrit les efforts employés par ceux qui travaillent sur des machines et des analyses informationnelles afin de fournir des clés de compréhension de la conscience et des hypothèses sur les moyens nécessaires à la fabrication d’une machine consciente. Le texte mentionne certaines origines de ces considérations et fait le compte rendu des contributions de plusieurs chercheurs. Une distinction est établie entre les approches fonctionnelles et phénoménologiques. Les premières mènent aux méthodes algorithmiques fondées sur la programmation conventionnelle, tandis que les (...)
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    Reflexes and Reality.Igor Aleksander - 2001 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 5 (1):42.
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    Design and the Singularity: The Philosophers Stone of AI?Igor Aleksander - 2012 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 19 (7-8):7-8.
    Much discussion on the singularity is based on the assumption that the design ability of a human can be transferred into an AI system, then rendered autonomous and self-improving. I argue here that this cannot be foreseen from the current state of the art of automatic or evolutionary design. Assuming that this will happen 'some day' is a doubtful step andmay be in the class of 'searching for the Philosopher's Stone'.
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    Modeling Consciousness in Virtual Computational Machines. Functionalism and Phenomenology.Igor Aleksander - 2007 - Synthesis Philosophica 22 (2):447-454.
    This paper describes the efforts of those who work with informational machines and with informational analyses to provide a basis for understanding consciousness and for speculating on what it would take to make a conscious machine. Some of the origins of these considerations are covered and the contributions of several researchers are reviewed. A distinction is drawn between functional and phenomenological approaches showing how the former lead to algorithmic methods based on conventional programming, while the latter lead to neural network (...)
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  15. Consciousness and Neural Cognizers: A Review of Some Recent Approaches. [REVIEW]C. Browne, Robert W. Evans, N. Sales & Igor L. Aleksander - 1997 - Neural Networks 10:1303-1316.
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    Informational Minds: From Aristotle to Laptops (Book Extract).Igor Aleksander & Helen B. Morton - 2011 - International Journal of Machine Consciousness 3 (02):383-397.
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    Workspace Theories Are Alive and Well.Igor Aleksander - 2011 - International Journal of Machine Consciousness 3 (02):309-312.
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    Information or Logic in Modeling Conscious Systems?Igor Aleksander, David Gamez & Helen Morton - 2009 - International Journal of Machine Consciousness 1 (2):185-192.
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    Does Sloman criticise Sloman?Igor Aleksander - 2010 - International Journal of Machine Consciousness 2 (1):19-22.
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    Aristotle's Laptop — Authors' Appreciation of Reviews.Igor Aleksander & Helen B. Morton - 2014 - International Journal of Machine Consciousness 6 (1):67-70.
    Igor Aleksander and Helen B. Morton, Int. J. Mach. Conscious. 06, 67 (2014). DOI: 10.1142/S1793843014400113.
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    Bewusstseinskreierung bei virtuellen Datenverarbeitungsgeräten. Funktionalismus und Phänomenologie.Igor Aleksander - 2007 - Synthesis Philosophica 22 (2):447-454.
    In diesem Beitrag werden die Anstrengungen von Forschern beschrieben, die sich mit Datenverarbeitungsgeräten und Informationsanalysen beschäftigen, um die Grundvoraussetzungen zu schaffen für ein adäquates Verständnis von Bewusstsein sowie Spekulationen darüber, welche Schritte erforderlich sind, um eine mit einem Bewusstsein ausgestattete Maschine herzustellen. Während die Beiträge einiger Forscher im Einzelnen vorgestellt werden, bleiben andere Urheber erwähnter Spekulationen unerwähnt. Der Verfasser unterscheidet zwischen einem funktionalen und einem phänomenologischen Ansatz. Er zeigt auf, dass der funktionale Ansatz in algorithmischen, auf konventionellen Programmierungsmethoden gründenden Methoden (...)
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  22. Depictive Architectures for Synthetic Phenomenology.Igor Aleksander & Helen Morton - 2007 - In Antonio Chella & Riccardo Manzotti (eds.), Artificial Consciousness. Imprint Academic. pp. 67-81.
     
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  23. Neural Depictions of "World" and "Self": Bringing Computational Understanding Into the Chinese Room.Igor L. Aleksander - 2003 - In John M. Preston & Michael A. Bishop (eds.), Views Into the Chinese Room: New Essays on Searle and Artificial Intelligence. Oxford University Press.
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