A journalist and a pioneer of artificial intelligence talk about the dawn of a new "general" technology which, like electricity or the computer, is destined to transform society, the economy and daily life, with a load of risks and opportunities.
Neuroscience to AI and back again: Review of progress and success stories in understanding perception in primates and replicating it in machines. Key open questions. Synergies. CNNs vs transformers as models of cortex.
Interacting with the physical world: Which aspects of human intelligence require embodiment? Motor control: was it the key for development of human intelligence? Is embodiment necessary for consciousness?
Our symposium will focus on the topic of intelligence, one of the greatest problems in science and engineering and a key to our future as a society. The symposium will look at the past, in particular at the advances achieved by CBMM over the past 10 years