Re: Changing the value system of FAI

From: Ben Goertzel (
Date: Mon May 08 2006 - 06:23:39 MDT

> No system can be designed which is able to optimise it's own source code.
> I would have thought that Godel's Incompleteness Theorem would have made
> that abundantly clear.

Godel's Theorem places limitations on self-understanding,
self-optimization and goal-directed self-modification, but it
certainly does not prevent these things

> The solution is actually rather simple -
> You use TWO or more separate systems (with different code structures) to
> modify each other.

Pardon me, but this is very silly.

Any limitation of this sort that applies to INDIVIDUAL self-modifying
AI system, obviously also applies to PAIRS or larger groups of
inter-modifying AI systems as well.

Otherwise, one could make a single AI system circumvent the
limitations by simulating internally a division into N inter-modifying

Heh... If only there were really a trivial solution like this ;-ppp

-- Ben G

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