Questions tagged [self-awareness]

Use for questions about self awareness in general, not restricted to engineered artifacts (AI's). Can be synonymous with "Artificial Consciousness" but has a broader scope. "Self Awareness" should be used for strictly philosophical questions related to AIs and humans.

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How important is consciousness for making advanced artificial intelligence?

How important is consciousness and self-consciousness for making advanced AIs? How far away are we from making such? When making e.g. a neural network there's (very probably) no consciousness within ...
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Are preemptive countermeasures indicated?

The Plausibility of Unintended Intelligence Software components applying emerging artificial intelligence techniques are being deployed with RestFUL interfaces exposed to the open Internet. It is ...
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Will an AI ever understand its own functionality?

Assuming I have a quite advanced AI with consciousness which can understand the basics of electronics and software structures. Will it ever be able to understand that its consciousness is just some ...
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Are AI algorithms capable of self-repair?

Do AI algorithms exist which are capable of healing themselves or regenerating a hurt area when they detect so? For example: In humans if a certain part of brain gets hurt or removed, neighbouring ...