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Questions tagged [strong-ai]

Traditionally "Artificial General Intelligence", although more recently applied to "Strong Narrow AI"

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The possibility of emerging of the psychology of an artificial intelligence

The question, in short, is: what the possibility of emerging of the new branch of the psychology - the psychology of an artificial intelligence? Possibly as a new branch of an engineering psychology, ...
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Is time/space estimation of possible actions required for creating AGI?

Given infinite resources/time one could create AGIs by writing code to simulate infinite worlds. In some of the worlds AGIs would be created. Detecting them would be another issue. Since we don't ...
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Can strong AI now be achieved with Prolog?

This survey of Artificial Intelligence with Prolog provides a short perspective on the Prolog programming language and its position in the history of AI. It proposes that a return to Prolog ...
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Should we focus more on societal or technical issues with AI risk

I have trouble finding material (blog, papers) about this issue, so I'm posting here. Taking a recent well known example: Musk has tweeted and warned about the potential dangers of AI, saying it is "...
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Is it possible to compare AI system if yes based on what dimensions if no then why?

The way we will rank human intelligence based on IQ. Is it possible to rank or compare the AI system? Such as can I say ...
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Books or state of art papers about development of a strong-AI

The question is very basic: references to books ( or e-books or web published books ) or to state of art papers about current development trends for a strong-AI ? Some points about this question (...
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Does an application that can write software exist?

Does an application exist that can automatically write and test a software component based on a formal functional specification? The twentieth century saw the initial birth of electronic computers. ...
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An AI that asks questions?

Typical AI these days are question-answering machines. For example, Siri, Alexa and Google Home. But it is always the human asking the questions and the AI answering. Are there any good examples of ...
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What tools are used to deal with adversarial examples problem?

The problem of adversarial examples is known to be critical for neural networks. For example, an image classifier can be manipulated by additively superimposing a different low amplitude image to each ...
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Is Artificial Intelligence Vulnerable To Hacking?

"The Limitations of Deep Learning in Adversarial Settings" (PDF) explores how neural networks might be corrupted by an attacker who can manipulate the data set that the neural network trains with. ...
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Is Really “AI” Light Years Away from achieving Cognitive Ability of Human?

Oxford philosopher and leading AI thinker Nick Bostrom defines SuperIntelligence as "An intellect that is much smarter than the best human brains in practically every field, including scientific ...
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Is there any scientific/mathematical argument that prevents deep learning from ever producing strong AI?

I read Judea Pearl's The Book of Why, in which he mentions that deep learning is just a glorified curve fitting technology, and will not be able to produce human-like intelligence. From his book ...
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Elon musk's comment on “non-benign AI scenarios”

I watched a youtube clip of Elon Musk talking about his view on the future of AI. He gave two examples. One of the examples was a benign scenario and the other example was a non benign scenario where ...
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Were the requirements to solve the Turing Test in “AI: A Modern Approach” foreseen by Alan Turing, or backfilled by Peter Norvig and Stuart Russell?

In Section 1.1 of Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, it is stated that a computer which passes the Turing Test would need 4 capabilities, and that these 4 capabilities comprise most of the ...
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In causation and confirmatory analysis, what test-cases and solving implementations?

What would be minimal test-case(s) and corresponding solution, demonstrating curent know-how in causation/precedence analysis solving, or more simply what is it possible to achieve using causation/...
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Is there a ceiling to intelligence itself?

Some argue that humans are somewhere along the middle of the intelligence spectrum, some say that we are only at the very beginning of the spectrum and there's so much more potential ahead. This ...
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Will/can AI be the worst enemy to humananity?

This is the question which always being discussed, Will Artificial intelligence can be the undefeatable enemy for human being? Like the Slaughter Bots( Killer Microdrones technology) can kill a ...
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Is the Turing Test a blinded experiment?

Did Alan Turing expect the AIs to be aware they were being Turing tested while the game was being played? I think it's slightly harder to look like a duck while pretending to be a duck than when you ...
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How good is AI in math?

currently AI is advancing fast in deep learning: Entire human chess knowledge learned and surpassed by DeepMind's AlphaZero in four hours. As a layman, I'm taking this as a quite powerful searching ...
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What are AI uses cases for Telcos?

I am currently looking for AI uses cases for telco. What are the different AI use cases for telcos/communications service providers
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What other kind of AIs exist apart from goal-driven?

Goal-driven AIs is the only kind of AI I am aware of. However, Marcus Hutter claims the following Most, if not all known facets of intelligence can be formulated as goal driven or, more generally, ...
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Is the traditional meaning of “strong AI” outmoded?

Traditionally, "strong AI" refers to Artificial General Intelligence, the human mind understood as an algorithm (Searle, Chinese Room) and Artificial Consciousness. But recent advances in Artificial ...
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Is Russia contributing to open research concerning friendly AI?

I did a little bit of research on the most famous organizations and institutions that promote friendly AI in an open and collaborative way, like OpenAI, MIRI and others. From what I have gathered, ...
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Which technologies should humanity develop before developing an AI with general superhuman intelligence?

The sequence in which new technologies are developed can be crucial for it's success and it's safe use. For example, before developing a nuclear reactor you want to have technologies like reliable ...
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Is there a way to protect humanity against the impending singularity?

We are careening into the future which may hold unpredictable dangers in relation to AI. I've haven't yet heard of Chappie or Robocop style police robots, but militarized drone tech is replacing many ...
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What would motivate a machine?

Within the AI development field, the main focus seems to be on the pattern recognition and "learning" aspect of the thing... but I think the bigger questions is motivation. Learning seems to be very ...
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Would minimizing influence into the world be a safe directive to a general AI?

Let's take our standard paperclip maximizer General AI and attempt to obtain precisely one million paper clips, over course of a year, without destroying the universe in the process. Most ...
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Is there a formal name for this philosophical AI problem?

Expressed in my own words: Suppose we create something that passes all of our tests and is indistinguishable from another human. How can you know if this is truly a conscious being as a human ...
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Is language understanding possible without Qualia?

I feel that many words if not all of them have a direct mapping to some kind of inner subjective experience, to a physical object, mental feeling, process or some other kind of abstract thing. Given ...
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A Twist on the “AI in a box experiment”

Let's suppose there are two AI boxes, AI_A and AI_B, both of them General Intelligence. Consider that AI_B has the ability to open and modify AI_A. But this action of opening up and modifying is ...
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Are strong Chess AI's local on mobile devices?

Just wondering about the architecture of strong Chess AI in a mobile, because networking is generally assumed by mobile developers, but not guaranteed.
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What's the term for death by dissolving in AI?

What's the term (if such exists) for merging with AI (e.g. via neural lace) and becoming so diluted (e.g. 1:10000) that it effectively results in a death of the original self? It's not quite "digital ...
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Against possibility of super-intelligent AI

One of the argument against possibility of super-intelligent AI is that intelligence of a product will be limited by intelligence of its creator. How reasonable is this argument?
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Is there a central focus on the communication methods between AI and humans?

AI is developing at a rapid pace and is becoming very sophisticated. One aspect will include the methods of interaction between AI and humans. Currently the interaction is an elementary interaction ...
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Lets suppose that we have an AI that can interpret requests

In this case, the request is a thing which we asked AI to do, not necessarily using commands. Nowadays, we have our personal AI in our devices: Siri by Apple, Cortana by Microsoft, and so on. For ...
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Are we at an inflection point in AI?

A lot of people are claiming that we are an at an inflection point, and machine learning/artificial intelligence will take off. This is inspite of the fact that for a long machine learning has ...
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Are we supposed to “decide” ethics for Intelligent Systems?

Ethics is defined is defined to be the set of moral principles that governs a person's or group's behavior; innately, shouldn't any system devise ethics for itself? Most of our articulations, in ...
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What could possibly replace artificial intelligence?

There is no doubt as to the fact that AI would be replacing a lot of existing technologies, but is AI the ultimate technology which humankind can develop or is their something else which has the ...
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Should intelligent AI be granted the same rights as humans?

One of the most crucial questions we as a species and as intelligent beings will have to address lies with the rights we plan to grant to AI. This question is intended to see if a compromise can be ...
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How is it possible for an AI to interact with someone without a computer screen?

As you can see, there is no computer screen for the computer, thus the AI cannot display an image of itself. How is it possible for it to see and talk to someone?
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Would an AI with human intelligence have the same rights as a human under current legal frameworks?

For example, would an AI be able to own property, evict tenants, acquire debt, employ, vote, or marry? What are the legal structures in place to implement a strong AI into society?
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Can an AI be sentient?

Can an AI become "sentient", so to speak? In detailed terms, could an AI theoretically become sentient, as in learning and becoming self-aware, all from an internal source code?
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Where should I start learning about AI? [closed]

Considering I am an average Engineering student with basic knowledge of C, C++ & Algorithms. What books (& ebooks), online resources, & other materials should be helpful from a beginner's ...
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Why are autonomous cars categorized as AI?

How are autonomous cars related to artificial intelligence? I would presume that artificial intelligence is when we are able to copy the human state of mind and perform tasks in the same way. But isn'...
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Is there a trade-off between flexibility and efficiency?

A "general intelligence" may be capable of learning a lot of different things, but possessing capability does not equal actually having it. The "AGI" must learn...and that learning process can take ...
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Given enough computational resources, do we currently have any algorithms which could achieve AI?

Hypothetically, assume that you have access to infinite computing power. Do we have designs for any brute-force algorithms that can find an AI capable of passing traditional tests (e.g. Turing, ...
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Asking for references regarding the question “Is a concept of personality useful for Strong AGI?”

The above question itself is perhaps too broad for this forum, hence I am phrasing it as a request for references. Humans have been endowed with personalities by nature, and it is not clear (to me at ...
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Does a quantum computer resolve the halting problem and would that advance strong AI? [duplicate]

Have there been proposed extensions to go beyond a Turing machine that solve the halting problem and if so, would those proposed extensions have value to advance strong Artificial Intelligence? For ...