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Reference:

McCarthy, John. "WHAT IS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE?" 24 Nov. 2004. Stanford University. 10 Apr. 2007 <http://www-formal.stanford.edu/jmc/whatisai/whatisai.html>.

Answer the following questions regarding your reference:

How can you be sure your source is credible?
Is it Recent? Why or why not?
Is it Impartial? Why or why not?
Is it Credible? Why or why not?
Is it Consistent? Why or why not?
Is it Relevant? Why or why not?

2. Submit a proposed reference list of at least eight sources that are properly cited according to APA format. I would like to see a variety of sources, for example not just articles from one journal. Please use the Keiser University library link as your main research tool. If you would like, you can also use www.findarticles.com.

3. As you approach the half way point of this course, you will need to submit a progress report to let me know how your project and presentation are progressing. Please write at least two paragraphs in a Word Document discussing your progress so far including any stumbling blocks and other considerations. The point is to let me know where you are at with everything.

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1. One reference I have found so far: McCarthy, John. "WHAT IS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE?" 24 Nov. 2004. Stanford University. 10 Apr. 2007 <http://www-formal.stanford.edu/jmc/whatisai/whatisai.html>.

Is it Recent? Why or why not?
The article is from 2007, which is fairly recent. In the field of artificial intelligence, new information output isn't as fast as in other scientific disciplines. Further, this article is an overview of AI and the information is still relevant.

Is it Impartial? Why or why not?
Yes, it is a scientific and factual account of artificial intelligence.

Is it Credible? Why or why not?
Yes, the article is written by a professor of computer science and published by a reputable university.

Is it Consistent? Why or why not?
The article is consistent with standard scientific approaches to ...

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The expert discusses the artificial intelligence and evaluates an article on the subject.

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