Category Archives: Artificial Intelligence

Say Something to Books…

With Talk to Books, Google Research provides an entirely new way to explore books. You make a statement or ask a question, and the tool finds sentences in books that respond, with no dependence on keyword matching. In a sense you … Continue reading

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Does Real-World Decision Management Need Inference?

A set of recent articles by Paul Haley again brings attention to this important question. Paul insists that “It’s time to trade rule technology dating back to the 80’s for state of the art AI” and points that “BRMS are incapable … Continue reading

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Yann LeCun: What’s still Missing is Reasoning

This paper describes what Yann LeCun, Director of AI Research at Facebook, said about “power and the limits of deep learning.” LeCun talked about three types of learning as being like parts of a cake: reinforcement learning is the cherry on … Continue reading

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It’s time to trade rule technology for state of the art AI?

Five years ago Paul Haley expressed his frustrations with production rule technology (to which he was one of the major contributors) because of its inability to perform deduction. He wrote that rule vendors should stop “dressing up a procedural  language!” … Continue reading

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Emmanuel Macron about AI and GAFA

Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, laid out a new national strategy for artificial intelligence in his country. The French government will spend €1.5 billion ($1.85 billion) over five years to support research in the field, encourage startups, and collect data … Continue reading

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Natural Intelligence by Paul Haley

Paul Haley just published a new article “Natural Intelligence“. He writes: Deep natural language understanding (NLU) is different than deep learning, as is deep reasoning. Deep learning facilities deep NLP and will facilitate deeper reasoning, but it’s deep NLP for … Continue reading

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How Geologists Can Outwit Artificial Intelligence

Jun Cowan: “Using a simple geological example, I argue that geologists operate similarly to Columbo, a 1970s TV detective—inferring, continuously thinking, and asking tangential and often seemingly irrelevant and stupid questions about a clue that doesn’t quite fit into the whole … Continue reading

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