CADIA’s GGP agent CADIA-Player won this year’s General Game Playing competition hosted at the AAAI conference, reclaiming the title it lost in 2009. On its road to the title it defeated winners from the previous two years. As a winner of the competition, CADIA-Player also played an exhibition match consisting of three games against a human player — Chris Welty from IBM — and won convincingly.
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.
A valued colleague of ours, researcher & author Dr. Ben Goertzel, was recently interviewed by PhysOrg.com journalist Stuart Dambrot, discussing questions put forth by Goertzel at the Transhumanism Meets Design conference: (A) “How can we design a world (virtual or physical) so that it supports ongoing learning and growth and ethical behavior?” (B) “How can we design a mind so that it takes advantage of the affordances its world offers?””
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