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What is the difference between goal-based and utility-based agents?

Utility is a fundamental to Artificial Intelligence because it is the means by which we evaluate an agent's performance in relation to a problem. To distinguish between the concept of economic utility ...
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What are the different types of goals for an AI system called?

AI researcher Rob Miles uses the terms 'terminal goal' and 'instrumental goal' for the first and second types respectively. I'm not sure if these are standard parlance in the field, however Rob ...
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AI with conflicting objectives?

MOEAs sounds very cool, but I feel that you can't really talk about conflict in AI without discussing generative adversarial networks (GANs), which have been shown to have amazing performance by ...
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AI with conflicting objectives?

There are multi-objective optimization problems, where the objective functions may be in conflict with each other, which can potentially have multiple Pareto-optimal solutions. The paper Multi-...
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What are the different types of goals for an AI system called?

Do you mean weak AI and strong AI? The former is roughly about pretending to be intelligent, ie do intelligent things, but without trying to work the same way an actually intelligent system would work....
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What types of AI agents are Djikstra's algorithm and Prim's Minimum Spanning Tree algorithm?

Why do you want to think of these algorithms as agents? An agent is an abstract and higher-level concept than the concept of an algorithm, which is just a set of instructions. You could have two ...
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How do we define intention if there is no free will?

My thoughts. The short answer is: you can't. The long answer is that since we're searching for a new definition of a term when removing a necessary (in my opinion) precondition for it to exist, the ...
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