Re: Affective computing: Candy bars for the soul

From: Perry E.Metzger (
Date: Mon Dec 15 2003 - 19:22:33 MST

Robin Lee Powell <> writes:
> On Sat, Dec 13, 2003 at 01:40:34PM -0500, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
>> Watch this space for serious developments in some unknown amount
>> of time, my wild guess being a decade, and quite possibly nothing
>> happening if "faking it well" turns out to be AI-complete.
> Could you explain that sentence in more detail? "AI-complete" in
> particular.

"AI-complete", by analogy to "NP complete" etc., means "at least as
complicated to solve as the AI problem/requiring solution of the AI
problem as a subset of the task". It is fairly common shorthand


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