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Director of IIIM Chairing Next Conference on Artificial General Intelligence

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.

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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.

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Video Introduction to the Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines (IIIM)

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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)

Meet Us During Visindavaka Festival – European Researchers’ Night 2010!

Logo for Visindavaka 2010 at Reykjavik Art MuseumWe cordially invite you to come see us during the Visindavaka festival on September 24th! At this annual event, held at the Reykjavik Art Museum in Hafnargata (see map below), you’ll get a chance to learn about our work: How we want to accelerate processes of innovation in ways never before possible, using intelligent software and simulations.
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Interview with IIIM Director on Robots Podcast – Part 2

Previously we posted an interview with Kristinn R. Thórisson, Director of IIIM, on the famed Robots Podcast show. Here is another invited interview on Robots Podcasts’ 50th episode anniversary special. Several interesting members of the AI community are included in this episode, as noted on the Robots Podcast website:

In today’s episode we speak with Jean-Christophe Zufferey on flying robots, Dan Kara on the robotics market, Kristinn Thórisson on AI, Andrea Thomaz on human robot interactions, Terry Fong on space robotics and Richard Jones on nano robots.

If you’d like to fast forward to Thorisson’s interview, it begins at about 29:30 into the show.