Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines

Iceland's first independent research institute for artificial intelligence, robotics and simulation. Fusing leading forces of academia & industry, we foster exchange of ideas, inventions and brainpower.

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Machine Intelligence Research Institute: Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson on Constructivist AI
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Recently the renowned Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI) published an extensive interview with IIIM Director Kristinn R. Thorisson on the subject of Constructivist AI — a methodology and approach to building artificial general intelligent systems (AGI) that Thórisson and his colleagues have been developing for the past decade. The full article can be found on […]

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Threadneedle

Threadneedle is a simulation framework developed to explore the behavior of the banking system. We are aiming to reproduce the behavior of banking systems using the Basel 2 and 3 Regulatory frameworks, as well as local Icelandic regulations, as exactly as possible. The framework uses full double-entry bookkeeping for all transactions performed within the banking […]

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Advanced Machine Learning for Multiple Tasks

IIIM is working to advance the development of state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to solve hard problems in artificial intelligence research, particularly with respect to scaling reinforcement learning to larger and more complex problems of the kind that will be faced by next-generation learning systems. Humans learn many things at once. Children learn to walk and […]

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Impulsion is a software platform developed to explore new concepts in social AI for lifelike interactive characters. We strive to improve virtual characters’ behaviors by making them act more realistically in social simulations. The platform represents a social AI engine that applies novel solutions to various types of interactive simulations and game environments. “Body language, […]

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