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Theory

Continuous Learning

Posted by Gideon Kowadlo on
Continuous Learning

  The standard machine learning approach is to learn to accomplish a specific task with an associated dataset. A model is trained using the dataset and is only able to perform that one task. This is in stark contrast to animals which continue to learn throughout life and accumulate and re-pu ...

Reading List

Reading list – August 2017

Posted by Yi-Ling Hwong on

1. Neuroscience-inspired Artificial Intelligence Authors: Demis Hassabis, Dharshan Kumaran, Christopher Summerfield, and Matthew Botvinick Type: Review article in Neuron Publication date: 19 July 2017 This paper outlined the contribution of neuroscience to the most recent advances in AI and ar ...

General

AGI Conference 2017

Posted by David Rawlinson on

We attended the 2017 10th Conference on Artificial General Intelligence, which was located in our hometown of Melbourne, Australia! Excitingly, the IJCAI 2017 conference is also in Melbourne this week and ICML 2017 was in Sydney this year. In particular, the "Architectures for Generality and Au ...

Experiment

AGI Experimental Framework

Posted by Gideon Kowadlo on

We’re very excited to launch AGI Experimental Framework, AGIEF, our open source framework. We first introduced it a while back, at the end of 2015 here, and it has certainly come a long way. AGIEF was created to make running rigorous AI experiments convenient, reproducible and scalable. ...

General

Introducing Yi-Ling

Posted by Yi-Ling Hwong on

Hello everyone! I am Yi-Ling and I am the newest member of the AGI project team. It is an incredibly exciting time to be dipping one’s toes in the field of Artificial Intelligence, given the impressive progress and explosion of AI applications in recent years. In my case, I am actually going to di ...

Experiment

Region-Layer Experiments

Posted by David Rawlinson on
Region-Layer Experiments

Typical results from our experiments: Some active cells in layer 3 of a 3 layer network, transformed back into the input pixels they represent. The red pixels are positive weights and the blue pixels are negative weights; absence of colour indicates neutral weighting (ambiguity). The w ...