Artificial Flight and Other Myths
Published 16 Feb 2010. Tags: computer-science, flight, science.
a reasoned examination of A.F. by top birds
Aaron Diaz has written another fun piece of satire. Though I’ll grant that defining “intelligence” might be slightly more difficult than defining “flight.”
Strong A.F., as it is defined by researchers, is any artificial flier that is capable of passing the Tern Test (developed by A.F. pioneer Alan Tern), which involves convincing an average bird that the artificial flier is in fact a flying bird.