Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson, Director of IIIM and Associate Professor of Computer Science at Reykjavik University, received the prestigious Outstanding Paper award at the Intelligent Systems & Agents conference in Portugal last month.
The paper describes the first automatic system that can learn a complex task by observing how it is performed, entirely without guidance or supervision. This is a new chapter in AI research. Continue reading Dr. Kristinn R. Thorisson and colleagues receive “Outstanding Paper” award
The Fifth Artificial General Intelligence Conference will be held
December 8-11 2012, at Oxford University in the UK.
Paper submissions are due July 15. Proposals for workshops and tutorials are also solicited.
Continue reading Call for Papers: AGI 2012 Conference at Oxford University
The Interactive Robots and Media Lab of NYU AD, New York University’s largest global campus, home to “IbnSina”, the world’s first arabic speaking android robot and the “FaceBots” social robots, is organizing its third international summer school, which will take place in 2012 between June 17 and July 12, with a duration of four weeks.
Continue reading Research-centric Summer School in Interactive Robotics & Media
On Thursday, August 4, IIIM organized a workshop on self-programming in AGI systems at the Fourth Conference on Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) in Google’s headquarters, Mountain View, CA. The workshop featured presentations by seven authors on the subject of self-programming systems and a panel discussion among the participants.
Continue reading Summary of Workshop on Self-Programming, 2011 (AGI-11, Google, CA.)