Laura Schulz: Cognitive Development and Commonsense Reasoning, Part 1

Laura Schulz: Cognitive Development and Commonsense Reasoning, Part 1

Date Posted: 

June 4, 2014

Date Recorded: 

June 4, 2014

CBMM Speaker(s): 

  • All Captioned Videos
  • Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course 2014

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Description: 

Topics: Historical perspective on underestimating the challenge of commonsense intelligence in AI; studying children may provide key insights; early representations of objects (e.g. object permanence, Spelke objects, expectations of object behavior), causality, agents and goals (e.g. discriminating objects vs. agents, intentional actions), and learning; drawing rich, abstract inferences from sparse data is critical to rapid learning

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