A cognitive API and its application to AGI intelligence assessment

Ben Goertzel, Gino Tu Yu

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An Application Programming Interface for human-level AGI systems is proposed, aimed at bridging the gap between proto-AGI R&D systems and practical AI application development. The API contains simply formalized queries corresponding to the various key aspects of human-like intelligence, organized so as to be independent of the algorithms used under the hood for query resolution and associated supporting cognitive processes. A novel, qualitative (and in principle quantifiable) measure of software general intelligence is proposed (the APIQ), measuring the degree to which a system succeeds at fulfilling the various API functions using a compact set of representations and algorithms.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationArtificial General Intelligence - 7th International Conference, AGI 2014, Proceedings
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9783319092737
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
Event7th International Conference on Artificial General Intelligence, AGI 2014 - Quebec City, QC, Canada
Duration: 1 Aug 20144 Aug 2014

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume8598 LNAI
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference7th International Conference on Artificial General Intelligence, AGI 2014
CityQuebec City, QC

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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