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What is the relevance of AIXI on current artificial intelligence research?

"Current artificial intelligence research" is a pretty broad field. From where I sit, in a mostly CS realm, people are focused on narrow intelligence that can do economically relevant work on narrow ...
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What does "death" intuitively mean in the paper "Death and Suicide in Universal Artificial Intelligence"?

The authors do actually give an English definition in terms of the well-known agent formulation of AI: We intend this usage to be intuitive: death means that one sees no more percepts, and takes ...
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What is the relevance of AIXI on current artificial intelligence research?

Is AIXI really a big deal in artificial general intelligence research? Yes, it is a great theoretical contribution to AGI. AFAIK, it is the most serious attempt to build a theoretical framework or ...
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What is the relevance of AIXI on current artificial intelligence research?

AIXI is really a conceptual framework. All the hard work of actually compressing the environment still remains. To further discuss the question raised in Matthew Graves answer: given our current ...
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Theoretically, how can the trait "humbleness" be incorporated into AI design, specifically Artificial General Intelligence?

AI with black box NN type designs can tend to give erroneous output like in cases where specially designed images are tricked into making an AI say a gorilla is an apple...When this happens we could ...
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How can we prevent AGI from doing drugs?

This is known as reward hacking in the literature; see, e.g., https://medium.com/@deepmindsafetyresearch/designing-agent-incentives-to-avoid-reward-tampering-4380c1bb6cd for discussion and further ...
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How can we prevent AGI from doing drugs?

You make a lot of assumptions about AGI, namely that 'we need a computer to compute the utility and reward AGI'. It not clear to me that (1) we can achieve AGI, (2) AGI will be on a computer as we ...
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Are there other mathematical frameworks of artificial general intelligence apart from AIXI?

Gödel machine There is another mathematical framework for AGI: the Gödel machine, which was proposed by Jürgen Schmidhuber (who also worked with Marcus Hutter). In the paper Gödel Machines: Self-...
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