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Some AI researchers do think RL is a path to AGI, and your intuition about how an agent would need to be proactive in selecting actions to learn about is exactly the area these researchers are now focused on. Much of the work in this area is focused on the idea of curiosity, and since 2014 this idea has gained a lot of traction in the research community. So, ...


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It's possible to implement a form of curiosity-driven behavior without requiring full 'emotional intelligence'. One elementary strategy would be to define some form of similarity measure on inputs. More generally, Jurgen Schmidhuber has pioneered work on 'Artificial Curiosity/Creativity' and 'Intrinsic Motivation' and has written a number of papers on the ...


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Does this addition of curosity changes clarifai into a true AI? As per my answer to this question, we don't know what the ingredients for a 'true AI' are. Via the Turing Test and its variants, the best we can do is "know one when we see one". Curiosity certainly appears necessary for intelligence, though it doesn't seem sufficient - a lemming-like creature ...


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when the AI has difficulty in classifying a image or its objects it should ask a human for help just like a curious child It's called active learning, it's already used quite often.


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It's a well known concept that's already used What we call "curiosity" in humans and animals is in effect the chosen level of the "exploit vs explore" tradeoff for any active system. For example, the field of reinforcement learning is one approach that studies implementations of what essentially is the equivalent of curiosity; and we have research on how ...


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I think "curiosity" in AI would signify a 'desire to search.' It's an interest, that is experienced by some agent, in making something known that was previously unknown. So to define how much curiosity a chat bot should have, we should: Specify what kinds of information the agent prefers knowing. Measure how much information is unknown about those ...


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A relatively recent but interesting paper that discusses this topic in more detail is Reward is enough (Artificial Intelligence, 2021) by David Silver, Satinder Singh, Doina Precup, and Richard S. Sutton (so by some of the godfathers of RL, who are all at DeepMind). Their reward-is-enough hypothesis (RIEH) (page 4) is Hypothesis (Reward-is-Enough). ...


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Curiosity by itself does not improve intelligence. It increases the chances of better understanding a given subject, given that curiosity is coupled with actions in that direction. For example: I am curious about how to make pancakes and decide to find a recipe but stop at the first instance of an answer with steps to follow. Curiosity needs to be coupled ...


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