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AGI-08 Conference [ detailed schedule / conference poster ]

 

Introduction

Ben Goertzel - video video / transcript / slides - Review of Past and Present AGI Research - Ben Goertzel

Overview of AGI Research

Joscha Bach - video video / transcript / slides - Seven Principles of Synthetic Intelligence - Joscha Bach

Jonathan Connell video / transcript / slides - Four Paths to AI - Jonathan Connell, Kenneth Livingston

video / transcript / slides - Cognitive Architectures: Where Do We Go From Here? - Wlodzislaw Duch, Richard Oentaryo, Michel Pasquier

Pei Wang - video video / transcript / slides - What Do You Mean by “AI”? - Pei Wang

video / transcript
Panel: Joscha Bach, Jonathan Connell, Pei Wang, Wlodzislaw Duch, session chair: Eric Baum


Architecture of AGI Systems

video / transcript / slides - Governing Lethal Behavior: Embedding Ethics in a Hybrid Deliberative/Reactive Robot Architecture - Ronald Arkin

video / slides - LIDA and a Theory of Mind - David Friedlander, Stan Franklin

video / slides - Learning from Inconsistencies in an Integrated Cognitive Architecture - Kai-Uwe Kühnberger, Peter Geibel, Helmar Gust, Ulf Krumnack, Ekaterina Ovchinnikova, Angela Schwering, Tonio Wandmacher

video / slides / transcript - Extending the Soar Cognitive Architecture - John Laird

video / slides - OSCAR: An Architecture for Generally Intelligent Agents - John Pollock

video / slides - Cognitive Constructor: An Intelligent Tutoring System Based on a Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architecture (BICA) - Alexei V. Samsonovich, Kenneth A. de Jong, Anastasia Kitsantas, Erin E. Peters, Nada Dabbagh, M. Layne Kalbfleisch

panel video
Panel:
Alexei V. Samsonovich, Ronald Arkin, David Friedlander, Kai-Uwe Kühnberger, John Pollock, John Laird, session chair: Sam S. Adams


Language and Cognition

Language Processing in Human Brain - Alexander Borzenko

video / slides - A Cognitive Substrate for Natural Language Understanding - Nicholas L. Cassimatis, Arthi Murugesan, Magdalena D. Bugajska

video / slides - Anticipative Coordinated Cognitive Processes for Interactivist and Piagetian Theories - Jean-Charles Quinton, Jean-Christophe Buisson, Filipo Perotto

Using Decision Trees to Model an Emotional Attention Mechanism - Saman Harati Zadeh, Saeed Bagheri Shouraki, Ramin Halavati

video - Natural Language Approach of the Texai Project - Stephen L. Reed

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Panel: Jean-Charles Quinton, Arthi Murugesan, s
ession chair: Stephen Reed


Reasoning

video / slides - Probabilistic Quantifier Logic for General Intelligence: An Indefinite Probabilities Approach - Matthew Ikle, Ben Goertzel

video / slides / transcript - Comirit: Commonsense Reasoning by Integrating Simulation and Logic - Benjamin Johnston, Mary-Anne Williams

video / slides - Hybrid Reasoning and the Future of Iconic Representations - Catherine Recanati

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Panel: Catherine Recanati, Matthew Ikle, Benjamin Johnston, session chair: Steve Omohundro


Learning

video / slides - Participating in Cognition: The Interactive Search Optimization Algorithm - Nadav Abkasis, Israel Gottlieb, Eliraz Itzchaki

video - Adversarial Sequence Prediction - Bill Hibbard

video / transcript / slides - AGI through Large-Scale, Multimodal Bayesian Learning - Brian Milch

video / slides - A Computational Approximation to the AIXI Model - Sergey Pankov

video / slides - Transfer Learning and Intelligence: an Argument and Approach - Matthew Taylor, Gregory Kuhlmann, Peter Stone

video
Panel: Brian Milch, Matthew Taylor, Israel Gottlieb, Bill Hibbard, Sergey Pankov, session chair: J. Storrs Hall


Virtually Embodied AI

video / slides / transcript - Toward Cognitively Robust Synthetic Characters in Digital Environments - Selmer Bringsjord, Andrew Shilliday, Micah Clark, Dan Werner, Joshua Taylor, Alexander Bringsjord, Ed Charpentier

video / transcript - An Integrative Methodology for Teaching Embodied Non-Linguistic Agents, Applied to Virtual Animals in Second Life - Ben Goertzel, Cassio Pennachin, Nil Geissweiller, Moshe Looks, Andre Senna, Welter Silva, Ari Heljakka, Carlos Lopes

video / transcript / slides - Temporal Action Logic for Question Answering in an Adventure Game - Martin Magnusson, Patrick Doherty

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Panel: Ben Goertzel, Andrew Shilliday, Martin Magnusson, session chair: Sibley Verbek


Catalyzing the Coming AGI Renaissance

video
Panel: Pei Wang Ben Goertzel, Kai-Uwe Kühnberger, session chair: Stan Franklin


Neural Network and Brain Modeling

video / slides - Input Feedback Networks: Classification and Inference Based on Network Structure - Tsvi Achler, Eyal Amir

video / slides / transcript - The China-Brain Project: Building China’s Artificial Brain Using An Evolved Neural Net Module Approach - Hugo de Garis, Tang Jian Yu, Huang Zhiyong, Bai Lu, Chen Cong, Chen Shuo, Guo Junfei, Tan Xianjin, Tian Hao, Tian Xiaohan, Wu Xianjian, Xiong Ye, Yu Xiangqian, Huang Di

video / slides - How Might Probabilistic Reasoning Emerge from the Brain? - Ben Goertzel, Cassio Pennachin

video / slides - Vector Symbolic Architectures: A New Building Material for Artificial General Intelligence - Simon Levy, Ross Gayler

 video
Panel: Tsvi Achler, Hugo de Garis, Ben Goertzel, Simon Levy, Session Chair: Randal Koene 


Future Directions for AGI Research 

 video
Panel: Stan Franklin, Wlodzislaw Duch, Steve Omohundro, John Laird, Moshe Looks Pei Wang, session chair: Ben Goertzel 


AGI-08 - Poster Session - session co-chairs: Lee McCauley & Sidney D'Mello

 


Post-Conference Workshop