Schedule

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h1. Schedule
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Each contributed-talks session (1-6) will consist of a number of 15-minute talks, followed by a lengthy panel discussion involving the speakers.   Specific papers corresponding to each contributed-talks section are listed at the end of this page, below the summary schedule.
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*Sat. Dec. 8*
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|8:30  | Conference intro: Ben Goertzel |
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|8:45  | Keynote talk by Margaret Boden: Creativity and AGI |
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|9:45  |  Keynote talk by David Hanson:  Open source genius machines who care: Growing Friendly AGI via GENI, Glue and Lovable Characters |
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|10:45 |  Morning break |
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|11:15 |  Keynote talk by Angelo Cangelosi, From Sensorimotor Intelligence to Symbols: Developmental Robotics Experiments |
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|12:15 | Lunch | 
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|1:30  |  Keynote talk by Nick Bostrom:  The Superintelligence Control Problem |
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|2:35  |  Session 1: Cognitive Architectures & Models A |
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|4:20  |  Break | 
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|4:45  | Session 2: Cognitive Architectures & Models B |
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|6:30  | End of Day 1 |
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*Sun. Dec. 9*
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|8:30  | Session 3: Universal Intelligence and its Formal Approximations |
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|10:30 | Break |
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|11:00 | Session 4: Conceptual and Contextual Issues |
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|12:40 | Lunch |
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|1:15  | (Attendance optional) AGI Society / conference series business meeting |
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|2:00  | Session 5: Cognitive Architectures and Models C |
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|4:00  | Break |
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|4:30  | Session 6: Mathematical Formalisms and Tools |
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*Mon. Dec. 10*
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|8:30 |  Special Session on AGI and Neuroscience |
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|10:00|  break |
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|10:30-12:30 |   AGI-12 tutorial with Aaron Sloman.  Topic:  Meta-morphogenesis: How a planet can produce Minds, Mathematics and Music |
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|1:45 | AGI-Impacts, Session 1 |
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*Tues Dec. 11*
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|9:00 |  Hands-on AGI-12 tutorial on the CHREST cognitive architecture |
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|12:00 |  Lunch |
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|1:30 | AGI-Impacts, Session 2 |
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h1. AGI-12 Contributed Paper Sessions:
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h2. Session 1: Cognitive Architectures & Cognitive Modeling A
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* "MicroPsi 2: The Next Generation of the  MicroPsi Framework":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/72. Joscha Bach, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
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* "Motivation Management in AGI Systems":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/106.  Pei Wang, Temple University, United States
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* "On Attention Mechanisms for AGI Architectures: A Design Proposal":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/80. Helgi Helgason, Eric Nivel and Thórisson Kristinn, Reykjavik University / School of Computer Science, Iceland
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* "Pursuing Artificial General Intelligence By Leveraging the Knowledge Capabilities Of ACT-R":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/91.   Alessandro Oltramari and Christian Lebiere, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
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* "CHREST models of implicit learning and board game interpretation":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/86.  Peter Lane and Fernand Gobet, University of Hertfordshire, UK
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h2. Session 2: Cognitive Architectures & Cognitive Modeling B
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* "Perception Processing for General Intelligence: Bridging the Symbolic/Subsymbolic Gap":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/79. Ben Goertzel, Novamente LLC, USA & Hong Kong
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* "Pattern Mining for General Intelligence: The FISHGRAM Algorithm for Frequent and Interesting Subhypergraph Mining":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/90.  Jade O’Neill and Ben Goertzel.   Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
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* "Syntax-Semantic Mapping for General Intelligence: Language Comprehension as Hypergraph Homomorphism, Language Generation as Constraint Satisfaction":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/87.  Ruiting Lian and Ben Goertzel, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Xiamen University, China
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* "Deconstructing Reinforcement Learning in Sigma":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/97. Paul Rosenbloom, University of Southern California, USA
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* "Extending Mental Imagery in Sigma":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/98. Paul Rosenbloom, University of Southern California, USA
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h2. Session 3: Universal Intelligence and its Formal Approximations
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* "On Ensemble Techniques for AIXI Approximation":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/105.  Joel Veness, Peter Sunehag and Marcus Hutter, University of Alberta, Canada
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* "OPTIMISTIC AIXI":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/102.  Peter Sunehag and Marcus Hutter. Australian National University
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* "Memory issues of intelligent agents":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/93.  Laurent Orseau, AgroParisTech, France & IDSIA, Switzerland
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* "Space-Time Embedded Intelligence":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/92. Laurent Orseau, AgroParisTech, France & IDSIA, Switzerland
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* "Differences between Kolmogorov Complexity and Solomonoff Probability: Consequences for AGI":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/96. Alexey Potapov, Andrew Svitenkov and Yurii Vinogradov, AIDEUS, Russian Federation
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* "Extending Universal Intelligence Models with a Formal Notion of Representation":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/95. Alexey Potapov and Sergey Rodionov, AIDEUS, Russian Federation
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h2. Session 4: Conceptual and Contextual Issues
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* "On measuring social intelligence: experiments on competition and cooperation":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/84.  Javier Insa, Jose Hernandez-Orallo and José-Luis Benacloch-Ayuso, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
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* "An Extensible Language Interface for Robot Manipulation":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/73.  Jonathan Connell, Etienne Marcheret, Sharath Pankanti, Michiharu Kudoh and Risa Nishiyama, IBM T.J. Watson Research, US
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* "Noisy Reasoners: Errors of Judgment in Humans and AIs":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/74.  Fintan Costello, University College Dublin, Ireland
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* "Avoiding Unintended AI Behaviors":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/82.  Bill Hibbard, University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA
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* "Decision Support for Safe AI Design":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/83.  Bill Hibbard, University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA
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h2. Session 5: Cognitive Architectures & Cognitive Modeling C
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* "On the functional contributions of emotion mechanisms to (artificial) cognition and intelligence":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/103. Serge Thill and Robert Lowe, University of Skövde, Sweden
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* "Perceptual time, perceptual reality, and general intelligence":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/100.  Leslie Smith, University of Stirling, United Kingdom
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* "Creativity, Cognitive Mechanisms, and Logic":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/71. Ahmed M. H. Abdel-Fattah.  University of Osnabrueck, Institute of Cognitive Science, Germany
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* "Stupidity and the Ouroboros Model":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/104. Knut Thompson
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* "Transparent Neural Networks: Integrating Concept Formation and Reasoning":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/101. Claes Strannegård, Christian Balkenius, Olle Häggström and Johan Wessberg, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
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* "Binary Space Partitioning as Intrinsic Reward":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/99. Wojciech Skaba, AGINAO, Poland
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h2. Session 6: Mathematical Formalisms & Tools
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* "A Framework for Representing Action Meaning in Artificial Systems via Force Dimensions":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/81. Paul Hemeren and Peter Gärdenfors, University of Skövde, Sweden
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* "Logical Prior Probabilities":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/76. Abram Demski, University of Southern California, USA
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* "Fuzzy-probabilistic logic for common sense":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/108.  King Yin Yan, General Intelligence Research Group, Hong Kong
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* "Fractal Analogies for General Intelligence":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/89.  Keith Mcgreggor and Ashok Goel. Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
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* "An Intelligent Theory of Cost for Partial Metric Spaces":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/88.  Steve Matthews and Michael Bukatin, University of Warwick, UK
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* "A Representation Theorem for Decisions about Causal Models":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/77. Daniel Dewey, Future of Humanity Institute, UK
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* "Modular Value Iteration Through Regional Decomposition":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/78. Linus Gisslen, Mark Ring, Matt Luciw and Juergen Schmidhuber, IDSIA, Switzerland & TU Munich, Germany
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h2. Special Session on AGI and Neuroscience
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* "Toward tractable AGI: Challenges for System Identification in Neural Circuitry":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/85. Randal Koene, Carboncopies.org, USA.
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* "2012: The Connectome, WBE and AGI":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/75.  Diana Deca, IMPRS-LS, Germany
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* "Hippocampal formation mechanism will inspire frame generation for building an artificial general intelligence":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/107. Hiroshi Yamakawa, FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD., Japan           
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* "What Is It Like to Be a Brain Simulation?":http://www.mindmakers.org/boards/18/topics/94. Eray Ozkural, Bilkent University, Turkey