Identifying Intelligence

  • Tom AddisEmail author
Part of the Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing book series (AI&KP)


Formally identifying intelligence would seem like a gross simplification of what has always seemed a complex and slightly mysterious process. What we have done is created a starting point for our investigation by proposing a concrete description we can then try to use. We will expect that this initial description to be inadequate in explaining many aspects of our experience of intelligence, but it will give us a starting point to grow something better as in the following story. The ‘concrete description’ is the ‘stone’ in the soup.


Surprise Action Purpose, Validation Evolution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Portsmouth School of ComputingPortsmouthUnited Kingdom

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