IMHO self is an active agent, something like Maxwell's Demon,
that can intelligently sort raw experiences into meaningful bins, such
as Kant's categories, thus giving them some meaning.
Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net
"Forever is a long time, especially near the end." -Woody Allen
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Time: 2012-10-09, 02:16:22
Subject: Re: [foar] Re: The real reasons we don?_have_AGI_yet
On 10/8/2012 3:49 PM, Stephen P. King wrote:
?? Question: Why has little if any thought been given in AGI to self-modeling
and some capacity to track the model of self under the evolutionary
It's probably because AI's have not needed to operate in environments where
they need a self-model.? They are not members of a social community.?
Some simpler systems, like Mars Rovers, have limited self-models (where am I,
what's my battery charge,...) that they need to perform their functions,
but they don't have general intelligence (yet).
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