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

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Is a Strong AI and a captcha the same?

The definition of a narrow AI isn't very complicated. It's a computer program which can solve a task, for example, a text to speech software. According to the capabilities in doing so, there are ...
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What would motivate a machine?

Currently, within the AI development field, the main focus seems to be on pattern recognition and machine learning. Learning is about adjusting internal variables based on a feedback loop. Maslow's ...
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What are examples of thought experiments against or in favour of strong AI, apart from the Chinese room argument?

The Chinese Room argument against strong AI overlooks the fact that "the man in the room" is acting as a macro-scale "neurotransmitter" of the larger system in which he resides. It does not rule out ...
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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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True / Full / Strong AI Theories [closed]

I changed the scope of the question to eligibility with the rules. Can you help me find true / full / strong AI theories?
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Can Neural Networks be considered as “Strong AI”?

I've been reading on the differences between "Strong" and "Weak "AI. I was wondering, where do Neural Networks (especially deep ones) fall in this spectrum? Can they be considered "Strong AI"? If ...
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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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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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What are the common myths associated with Artificial Intelligence?

What are some interesting myths of Artificial Intelligence and what are the facts behind them?
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What are some books or state of the art papers about the development of a strong-AI?

I am looking for books or to state of the art papers about current the development trends for a strong-AI. Please, do not include opinions about the books, just refer the book with a brief ...
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Could an AI be sentient?

In theory, could an AI become sentient, as in learning and becoming self-aware, all from its source code?
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Will artificial intelligence cause mass unemployment?

Everyone is afraid of losing their job to robots. Will or does artificial intelligence cause mass unemployment?
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What is the difference between strong-AI and weak-AI?

I've heard the terms strong-AI and weak-AI used. Are these well defined terms or subjective ones? How are they generally defined?
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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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Must strong AI be only neural network based, or its possible with common programm?

Basickly, NN is approximator of any statistical relation, but we operate the common sence where entities may be rather strickt known, so maybe its possible to construct AI, representing it as a chain ...
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Predicting fate of different actors in upcoming Avengers 4

How would one go about predicting which characters (actors) are going to die in the next Avengers movie. To elaborate a bit, given all leaked scripts (fake or not), interviews of different actors and ...
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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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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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Is a super-intelligence limited by the intelligence of its creator?

An argument against the possibility of super-intelligence is that the intelligence of a creation will be limited by the intelligence of its creator. How reasonable is this argument?
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Is there a proof that states that an AI can become smarter than its creator?

Is there a proof that states the possibility or impossibility of an AI system to acquire more sophisticated capabilities (in terms of generic cleverness) than its own creator?
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Is there a limit to the increase of intelligence?

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. Is there ...
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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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Where is the predictive model located in a cognitive architecture?

Cognitive architectures are used in computational psychology to simulate the thinking process. The aim is to build dedicated brain models which are behaving similar to human models which allows the ...
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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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Will/can AI be the worst enemy to humanity?

This is the question which always is being discussed. Will artificial intelligence be the undefeatable enemy for human beings? Like the Slaughter Bots (Killer Microdrones technology) can kill a ...
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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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What are the mathematical prerequisites to be able to study general artificial intelligence?

What are the mathematical prerequisites to be able to study general artificial intelligence (AI) or strong AI?
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Is the Turing Test, or any of its variants, a reliable test of artificial intelligence?

The Turing Test was the first test of artificial intelligence and is now a bit outdated. The Total Turing Test aims to be a more modern test which requires a much more sophisticated system. What ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...