Friday, February 22, 2008

The First Conference on Artificial General Intelligence (AGI-08)

I will not be there, but I am looking forward to seeing what comes out of it.

The First Conference on Artificial General Intelligence (1st-3rd March, Memphis, US):

Note that you can already read the submitted papers in the website.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Again on Measuring Machine Intelligence

I have recently found two tech reports written by Shane Legg and Marcus Hutter (IDSIA, Lugano, Switzerland) in which they make very interesting reviews on the definitions of machine intelligence and ways to measure it.
Have a look at:

Tests of Machine Intelligence

Universal Intelligence: A Definition of Machine Intelligence

It's a pleasure to see that some people face the fundamental problems of AI from the front!

Monday, February 11, 2008

NARS: Non-axiomatic Reasoning System

Pei-Wang's well-defined approach to Artificial General Intelligence takes as basic premises the fact that the agent has limited time and memory resources. He then develops a reasoning system that learns from experience and is able to deal with uncertainty and contradictory data.

The project has become open-source, so you can even have a look at the code. There is also an free e-book on the webpage.

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Brain Science Podcast

Another suggestion of a podcast, this time in the field of neuroscience. It features interviews and book reviews. Have a look at: