IJCAI Session Notes: Rebel Agents

What follows is a set of notes I took during two of the IJCAI Goal Reasoning workshop talks, about rebel agents. Both talks were presented by the same speaker and both focused on rebel agents. These talks were quite short and the speaker had to go fast, so I feel like I missed out on a lot of the information I wanted to record. As a result some parts are obviously omitted and more than usual are written from memory today, increasing potential inaccuracies or misinterpretations.

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IJCAI Session Notes: Learning Common Sense

Below is another set of IJCAI session notes. This was the first invited talk in a day-long workshop called Architectures and Evaluation for Generality, Autonomy & Progress in AI (AEGAP). The speaker, Oren Etzioni, talked about some of the work the Allen Institute is doing to drive the creation of common sense in AI. He focused especially on a need for a concrete benchmark to measure results when it comes to implementing common sense.

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IJCAI Session Notes: Verifying Agent Based Autonomous Systems

For the past couple of days I’ve been at IJCAI - the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. It’s been a three-day whirlwind of workshops and tutorials. I took a lot of notes, and as with ECAL last year I figured organizing them into blog posts would be a good way to review some of the takeaways. Note that the intended audience here is future-me, and I could very well have made mistakes or misinterpretations in my own notes.

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