Trying to Find a Book I Read once

It’s an old science fiction book, late 90’s early 2000’s.

It’s about a guy that creates artificial intelligence that basically has personalities. They get “sick” and start exhibiting psychological problems. He brings in psychologists, behavioral specialist etc, to diagnose the problem. It takes place on a remote island. The protagonist is male, the hero is a female psychologist.

I can’t remember the title or the author, but I was hoping that someone else here had read it or had better google skills than I because Google just wants to show me Asimov books or papers on AI.

Do you happen to remember any names of the people in the book?
Any distinctive phrases or sayings?
Maybe some dialogue?

No, not a clue. I was able to find it a few years ago when Google was actually useful. I tried looking at home to find the hardback copy I have, but I don’t know where/which box it ay be in.

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I just remember the jist of it is that the AI starts to develop issues and the creator thinks it’s a virus. SPOILER ALERT: It’s not a virus, the AI just developed multiple personality disorder.

Is this be more in tune to corruption, or basic sentience being enough to unlock more?

Repeat that please? I can’t make heads or tails out of this question?

Had the AI gone through a corruption, that resulted in this MPD, as a side effect?
Or was their enough inherent sentience, it created these personalities overtime?

I honestly don’t remember that specifically, I read that book around 15yrs ago. I want to say that it developed the MPD overtime but it was vague enough that it just appeared to be something akin to a virus causing corruption in the routines, the only clue to it was the change of attitude in the machines controlled by the AI.

It was a very clever and well-written story. It made me rethink alot of things about how we as humans work psychologically.

OMG! I found it by accident!

It has the same primary title as the book by Minsky, but the subtitle is the search difference!