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Quiz - Who is regarded as the father of Artificial Intelligence (AI)?
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Quiz - Who is regarded as the father of Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

General Knowledge Quiz - 14 (12th January, 2019)

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General Knowledge Quiz - 14

Questions:

  1. Who is regarded as the father of Artificial Intelligence (AI)?
  2. Who invented the Supercomputer?
  3. Who invented the Supercomputer in India?
  4. Which is the fastest Supercomputer in the world?
  5. Which was the first Supercomputer in the world?

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Answers:

  1. John McCarthy. A step towards the development of modern AI was a creation of The Logic Theorist which was designed by Newell and Simon in 1955 and it may be considered the first Artificial Intelligence program.
  2. Seymour Cray.
  3. Vijay P. Bhatkar is best known as architect of India’s national initiative in super computing. He developed the first Indian supercomputer, The PARAM 8000 in 1991 and later The PARAM 1000 in 1998.
  4. Summit is considered the fastest super computer in the world. It contains 9216 IBM Power 9CPUs and 27648 Nvidia Volta GPUs. However it is expected to be passed by Frontier, a new Super computer scheduled to be delivered to ORNL in 2021.
  5. The CDC 6600 from Control Data Corporation is generally recognized as the first Super computer according to Wikipedia. Built in 1964 it was designed by Seymour Cray and ran at about one megaflop, which was three times faster than the previous fastest computer.

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Quiz - Who is regarded as the father of Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

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