Skip navigation
Skip navigation

A collection of definitions of intelligence

Legg, Shane; Hutter, Marcus


This paper is a survey of a large number of informal definitions of “intelligence” that the authors have collected over the years. Naturally, compiling a complete list would be impossible as many definitions of intelligence are buried deep inside articles and books. Nevertheless, the 70-odd definitions presented here are, to the authors’ knowledge, the largest and most well referenced collection there is.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007-06
Type: Conference paper


File Description SizeFormat Image
Legg and Hutter A Collection of Definitions of Intelligence 2007.pdf113.39 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator