Talks sessions will have 15 minute oral presentations, followed by a 30 minute panel discussion. There will be a “lightning talk” session for poster presenters, with a 5 minute presentation for each poster.

The papers in each session are:

Architectures (Chair: Jordi Bieger)

  • From Abstract Agents Models to Real-World AGI Architectures (Ben Goertzel)
  • A Formal Model of Cognitive Synergy (Ben Goertzel)
  • Generic Animats (Claes Strannegård, Nils Svangård, Joscha Bach and Bas Steunebrink)
  • Self-Awareness and Self-Control in NARS (Pei Wang, Xiang Li and Patrick Hammer)
  • DSO Cognitive Architecture: Unified Reasoning with Integrative Memory using Global Workspace Theory (Khin Hua Ng, Zhiyuan Du and Gee Wah Ng)

Mathematical foundations (Chair: Tom Everitt)

Algorithms (Chair: Cosmo Harrigan)

Safety and Philosophy (Chair: Claes Strannegård)

Human Cognition and Understanding (Chair: Pei Wang)

  • An Information-Theoretic Predictive Model for the Accuracy of AI Agents Adapted From Psychometrics (Nader Chmait, David Dowe, Yuan-Fang Li and David Green)
  • Understanding and Common Sense: Two Sides of the Same Coin? (Kristinn Thórisson and David Kremelberg)
  • The Pedagogical Pentagon: A Conceptual Framework for Artificial Pedagogy (Jordi Bieger, Kristinn R. Thórisson and Bas Steunebrink)
  • Bandit Models of Human Behavior: Reward Processing in Mental Disorders (Djallel Bouneffouf, Irina Rish and Guillermo Cecchi)


  • Generating Single Subject Activity Videos as a Sequence of Actions using 3D Convolutional Generative Adversarial Networks (Ahmad Arinaldi and Mohamad Ivan Fanany)
  • One-Shot Ontogenetic Learning in Biomedical Datastreams (John Kalantari and Michael Mackey)
  • The MaRz Algorithm: Towards an Artificial General Episodic Learner (Christian Rodriguez, Giselle Marston, William Goolkasian, Ashley Rosenberg and Andrew Nuxoll)
  • Analyzing Human Decision Making Process with Intention Estimation using Cooperative Pattern Task (Kota Itoda, Norifumi Watanabe and Yoshiyasu Takefuji)
  • Pursuing Fundamental Advances in Human Reasoning (Tim van Gelder and Richard de Rozario)
  • Public Policy on AGI (Gary Lea)


Understanding Understanding workshop

  • 10:00-10:15 Registration
  • 10:15-10:20 Welcome by David Kremelberg
  • 10:20-10:55 Target talks, comments and discussion: “Understanding as Conceptualizin” by
    Pei Wang
  • 10:55-11:30 Target talks, comments and discussion: “Do Machines Understand? A Short
    Review of Understanding: Common Sense in Artificial Intelligence” by Kris Thorisson and
    David Kremelberg
  • 11:30-11:50 Invited talk: Tom Everitt: “AI Safety and Understanding”

Special topics

  • 1:00-1:30 Object+Situation. Moderators: Dave and Kris
  • 1:30-2:00 Mechanism+Question-Answering. Moderators: Kris and Pei
  • 2:00-2:30 Translation+Conversation. Moderators: Dave and Pei
  • 2:30-3:00 Goal-Achievement+Artwork. Moderators: Dave and Kris


Important Dates:

  • Feb 15 workshop and tutorial proposals due
  • March 1 workshop and tutorial proposal acceptance notification
  • April 25 paper submission due (extended to MAY 1)
  • June 1 paper acceptance notification
  • June 10 camera-ready files due
  • July 1 workshop papers and demonstration proposals due
  • July 15 workshop and demonstration acceptance notification
  • Aug 15-18 conference

Link to Proceedings

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