Definition of fifth-generation in English:


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  • Denoting a proposed new class of computer or programming language employing artificial intelligence.
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    • As a wag has put it, to believe an explosion created an ordered universe is like believing a hurricane roaring through a junkyard can create a fifth-generation computer.
    • Unfortunately, the results were somewhat disappointing from the perspective of whether something new could be done with the fifth generation computer.
    • This report describes the French effort and includes a survey of the various French initiatives in hardware and software technologies aimed toward fifth generation computer systems and applications.

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