Foundations of Intelligence in Natural and Artificial Systems - Agenda

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organized by Melanie Mitchell (SFI), Melanie Moses (UNM; SFI), and Tyler Millhouse (SFI)
March 15-19, 2021


All times are Mountain Time (MT)


Monday, March 15
Session chair: Melanie Moses

9:00 - 9:50 AM Melanie Mitchell Why AI is Harder Than We Think
10:00 - 10:50 AM Dan Dennett Knowing What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do
11:00 - 11:50 AM Alison Gopnik Three Ages, Three Intelligences: Childhood, Adulthood, and Elderhood, and Exploration, Exploitation and Care

Tuesday, March 16
Session chair: Tyler Millhouse

9:00 - 9:50 AM James Evans Designing Alien Intelligences: Programming Beyond the Limits of Collective Knowledge and Reason
10:00 - 10:50 AM David Krakauer Tradition and the Individual Talent: Collective Puzzling at the Limits of Individual Cognition
11:00 - 11:50 AM Ricard Solé Intelligence and the Nature of Embodiment: From Liquid to Solid

Wednesday, March 17
Session chair: Melanie Moses

9:00 - 9:50 AM Thalia Wheatley How Other Minds Shape Our Own: Intelligence as a Networked Phenomenon
10:00 - 10:50 AM Bruno Olshausen Perception as Model Building
11:00 - 11:50 AM John Krakauer Understanding the Cognitive Brain

Thursday, March 18
Session chair: Melanie Mitchell

9:00 - 9:50 AM Jessica Flack The Elements of Collective Intelligence
10:00 - 10:50 AM Melanie Moses All Intelligence Is Collective, but Not All Collectives Are Intelligent
11:00 - 11:50 AM Mirta Galesic Intelligence Needs (At Least) Two Blades

Friday, March 19
Session chair: Tyler Millhouse

9:00 - 9:50 AM David Wolpert Beyond 20th Century Notions of “an Intelligence”: Using Stacking to Combine Intelligences
10:00 - 10:50 AM Risto Miikkulainen Evolving Intelligent Behavior in Virtual Agents
11:00 - 11:50 AM Stephanie Forrest Evolution and Engineering