Abstract – Advances in Science and Technology – James Newton-Thomas

On August 19, 2011, in Abstract, Presenter, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

This introductory talk to the Singularity Summit 2011 differs from other talks to be given in that it does not attempt to look forward but rather looks backward in time  over the interval to identify and track  the progress in technologies, and plots the metrics that are presumably relevant to any future Singularity.  The Singularity […]

Abstract – (Bayesian/Algorithmic) Information theory, one- and two-part compression, and measures of intelligence – David Dowe

On August 19, 2011, in Abstract, Presenter, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

Greg Chaitin wrote in 1982: “… develop formal definitions of intelligence and measures of its various components [using algorithmic information theory, a.k.a. Kolmogorov complexity]”.   We make a case for the relationship between information theory and intelligence.  More specifically, we begin by introducing the Bayesian information-theoretic notion of Minimum Message Length (MML) machine learning, and then […]

“The Rise of Brain Endogenous Electromagnetism – Neuroscience at the Cusp” – Lecture at Melb Uni

On August 19, 2011, in news, by Adam A. Ford

Friday 19th Aug 4:00-5:00pm Wood Jones Theatre, Level 3 East Wing of medical Building Enter off grattan st about 50m back east from Royal Pde In past the lifts Up stairs 1 level Head towards grattan (windows) Turn left 25m on your left is the theatre http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&ll=-37.79962,144.962711&spn=0.005595,0.010042&t=h&z=17&om=1&msid=103354683032675415800.000441ae4b703cc841946 The star shaped building on the left   […]