Theoretical Foundations of Artificial General Intelligence

Volume 4 of the series Atlantis Thinking Machines pp 263-282


AGI and Machine Consciousness

  • Antonio ChellaAffiliated withViale delle Scienze, DICGIM—University of Palermo Email author 
  • , Riccardo ManzottiAffiliated withInstitute of Consumption, Communication and Behavior, IULM University

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This review discusses some of main issues to be addressed to design a conscious AGI agent: the agent’s sense of the body, the interaction with the environment, the agent’s sense of time, the free will of the agent, the capability for the agent to have some form of experience, and finally the relationship between consciousness and creativity.