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Re: Turing test novel: "Galatea 2.2"

Sounds interesting, but this is material for an AI list, not a list
that discusses cryptography.

Lou Poppler writes:
> Reviewed in The New Yorker (August 21&28 issue) is the novel 
> "Galatea 2.2" by Richard Powers, wherein a neural net is nurtured
> by an English Literature professor "to counterfeit human responses
> to the Master's Comprehensive Exam, which calls for the interpretation
> of set texts".  The review makes me want to read this book.