The IVA 2011 annual conference will be hosted by Reykjavik University in Iceland, from September 15 – 17, 2011. IIIM lends its support as an official sponsor of IVA ’11, with the Institute’s CEO Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson and Associate Director Dr. Stacy Marsella residing as two of the conferences’ chairs. Continue reading Take Part in the Intelligent Virtual Agents Conference (IVA) 2011
Now available for download – a technical report written by Jacky Mallett, affiliate researcher of IIIM. Title of the paper is “What are the Limits on Commercial Bank Lending?”. Preprint submitted to Elsevier, September 20th, 2010.
The report presents a controversial theory, with backing evidence, about the cause of the financial crash in 2008, and why it will probably happen again soon. It took a computer scientist, with an eye on algorithms, to crack what many economists failed to understand. See download link and abstract below.
Continue reading Download “What are the Limits on Commercial Bank Lending?” by Jacky Mallett
Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson is chairing the next conference on Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), hosted by Google, Inc. at its headquarter facilities in Mountain view, California, USA.
The conference, the 4th in its series, will be held August 3-6th (Wed-Sat), 2011. Information is provided on the official AGI Conference Website.
A convenient summary of useful information also follows in this post, below.
A video from the Founding Event of IIIM is now online! The Director of IIIM, Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson, gives an overview of the foundation of IIIM and history leading up to its formation, and the role artificial intelligence plays in the research focus of the Institute. The speech was held at IIIM’s public founding event at Reykjavik University.
For those interested in IIIM and its areas of research, this is a must-see. Continue reading Video Introduction to the Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines (IIIM)