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For questions about symbolic artificial intelligence. (Synonymous with the "gofai" tag.)

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Is the “symbol grounding” problem about building a physics engine?

In the past, most reinforcement learning agents were developed to solve existing domains. At first, a game was given, for example the snake game, and after a bit of training, the neural network was ...
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Developmental systems that try to explain or understand the reward value in the reinforcement learning?

Are there methods (possibly logical or (how they are called in the literature) relational) that allows for the developmental systems to understand or explain the value of the received reward during ...
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Does behavior based robotics have a grounding problem?

Rodney brooks had invented behavior based robotics in the 1980s in response to the former symbolic AI which is using a world model. A world model needs symbolic grounding which means, that the outside ...
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Is explainable AI more feasible through symbolic AI or soft computing?

Is explainable AI more feasible through symbolic AI or soft computing? How much each paradigm, symbolic AI and soft computing (or hydrid approaches), adresses explanation and argumentation, where ...
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Shouldn't Gödel's Incompleteness Theorems disprove the Physical symbol system hypothesis?

According to the Wikipedia page of the PSSH, this hypothesis seems to be a vividly debated topic in Philosophy of AI. But, since it's about formal systems, shouldn't it be already disproven by Gödel's ...
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Examples of strong symbolic AI for unsolved, non-trivial combinatorial games?

Looking primarily for research papers, but any info or insights on this subject are welcome. Strength does not have to exceed that of the best human player (such as Kasparov), just skilled human ...
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Methodology bias in AI textbooks

Let me compare two textbooks: (1) "Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach" by Stuart J. Russell and Peter Norvig and (2) "Artificial Intelligence: Structures and Strategies for Complex Problem ...
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What are the types of artificial intelligence and how are they measured?

I was reading an interesting book about the role of AI in Cybersecurity, and the author mentioned there being 3-4 types. Each one is dependent on its abilities and understanding. For example, a ‘...