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Are goal-reaching and optimizing the utility function special cases of performance measure?

In AIMA, performance measure is defined as something evaluating the behavior of the agent in an environment. Rational agents are defined as agents acting so as to maximize the expected value of the ...
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What are the different types of goals for an AI system called?

I remember reading about two different types of goals for an intelligence. The gist was that the first type of goal is one that "just is" - it's an end goal for the system. There doesn't ...
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What types of AI agents are Djikstra's algorithm and Prim's Minimum Spanning Tree algorithm?

From the perspective of the type of AI Agents, I would like to discuss Prim's Minimum Spanning Tree algorithm and Dijkstra's Algorithm. Both are model-based agents and both are "greedy algorithms&...
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How do we define intention if there is no free will?

There is an idea that intentionality may be a requirement of true intelligence, here defined as human intelligence. But all I know for certain is that we have the appearance of free will. Under ...
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AI with conflicting objectives?

A recent question on AI and acting recalled me to the idea that in drama, there are not only conflicting motives between agents (characters), but a character may themselves have objectives that are in ...
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Couldn't an AI cheat when trying to follow its goal?

Hello, I was reflecting about what implications might building a strong AI have and I came across some ideas which I find disturbing, I'd love to have some external thought on that : 1) If we ever ...
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What is the difference between goal-based and utility-based agents?

What is the difference between goal-based and utility-based agents? Please, provide a real-world example.
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