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Intelligence - Consider This and Respond!

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC,volume 1310)


Regarding intelligence as a ‘considered response’ phenomenon is the key notion that is presented in this paper. Applied to human-level intelligence, it seems to be a useful definition that can lend clarity to the following related aspects as well: mind, self/I, awareness, self-awareness, consciousness, sentience, thoughts and feelings, free will, perception, attention, cognition, expectation, prediction, learning. Also, embodiment is argued to be an essential component of an AGI’s agent architecture, in order for it to attain grounded cognition, a sense of self and social learning - via direct physical experience and mental processes, all based on considered response.


  • AGI
  • Artificial general intelligence
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Evolution
  • Adaptation
  • Intelligence
  • Response
  • Embodiment

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Raghavachary, S. (2021). Intelligence - Consider This and Respond!. In: Samsonovich, A.V., Gudwin, R.R., Simões, A.d.S. (eds) Brain-Inspired Cognitive Architectures for Artificial Intelligence: BICA*AI 2020. BICA 2020. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1310. Springer, Cham.

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