Re: Seed AI milestones - Explicit Knowlege Codification

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Wed Feb 27 2002 - 18:21:40 MST

Eugene Leitl wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Samantha Atkins wrote:
>>More importantly, it has an efficient "learning machine" built in. The
>>simpler this "learning machine" is, the more likely we humans will be
>>able to build something at least as good.
> Human baby as a learning machine is an excellent learning machine, but
> it's a very complex one. Expectations to build a simple gadget that just
> magically extracts knowledge from arbitrary sources is unreasonable.
> The simplest approach to that would be to copy a human baby in machina.

Fortunately, not all aspects of the human baby are essential to
the learning machine. The trick is finding and recreating the
minimum set in machina.

- samantha

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