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Intelligence as inference or forcing Occam on the world

Sunehag, Peter; Hutter, Marcus


We propose to perform the optimization task of Universal Artificial Intelligence (UAI) through learning a reference machine on which good programs are short. Further, we also acknowledge that the choice of reference machine that the UAI objective is based on is arbitrary and, therefore, we learn a suitable machine for the environment we are in. This is based on viewing Occam’s razor as an imperative instead of as a proposition about the world. Since this principle cannot be true for all...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-10
Type: Conference paper
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-09274-4_18


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