Accession Number : AD1024432

Title :   Perspectives on Research in Artificial Intelligence and Artificial General Intelligence Relevant to DoD

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : MITRE CORP MCLEAN VA MCLEAN United States

Personal Author(s) : Potember,Richard

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Report Date : 01 Jan 2017

Pagination or Media Count : 76

Abstract : Artificial Intelligence (AI) is conventionally, if loosely, defined as intelligence exhibited by machines. Operationally, it can be defined as those areas of R and D practiced by computer scientists who identify with one or more of the following academic sub-disciplines: Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Robotics(including Human-Robot Interactions), Search and Planning, Multi-agent Systems, Social Media Analysis (including Crowdsourcing), and Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (KRR). The field of Machine Learning(ML) is a foundational basis for AI. While this is not a complete list, it captures the vast majority of AI researchers. Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) is a research area within AI, small as measured by numbers of researchers or total funding, that seeks to build machines that can successfully perform any task that a human might do. Where AI is oriented around specific tasks, AGI seeks general cognitive abilities. On account of this ambitious goal, AGI has high visibility, disproportionate to its size or present level of success, among futurists, science fiction writers, and the public.

Descriptors :   artificial intelligence , department of defense , machine learning , COGNITIVE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING , NETWORK ARCHITECTURE , Neural Nets , models , programming languages

Subject Categories : Cybernetics
      Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE