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John McCarthy (1927-2011)

John McCarthy, a professor emeritus of computer science at Stanford, the man who coined the term "artificial intelligence" and subsequently went on to define the field for more than five decades, died suddenly at his home in Stanford in the early morning Monday, Oct. 24. He was 84.

For more information, see http://news.stanford.edu/news/2011/october/john-mccarthy-obit-102511.html.

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