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For questions related to the Computational Theory of Mind (CTM), i.e. the theory that the mind is a computational system.

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Is there any computational basis (in mathematical terms) for human behaviour? and if so what is the simplest one?

I would like to know from the experts here if there is a well known or standard set of variables that are used in computational cognitive science to quantify human behaviour. Of course I recognize ...
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Would an artificial general intelligence have to be Turing complete?

For the purposes of this question, let's suppose that an artificial general intelligence (AGI) is defined as a machine that can successfully perform any intellectual task that a human being can [1]. ...
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What makes the animal brain so special?

Whenever I read any book about neural networks or machine learning, their introductory chapter says that we haven't been able to replicate the brain's power due to its massive parallelism. Now, in ...
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Is there a rigorous proof that AGI is possible, at least, in theory?

It is often implicitly assumed in computer science that the human mind, or at least some mechanical calculations that humans perform (see the Church-Turing thesis), can be replicated with a Turing ...
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