Power and Limits of Artificial Intelligence

Proceedings of the Workshop
30 November - 1 December 2016
Scripta Varia 132 | Vatican City, 2017
ISBN 978-88-7761-111-6


Word of Welcome

President Werner Arber

Welcome Greetings

Chancellor Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo

Outline of the Workshop

Stanislas Dehaene, PAS; Collège de France

The Cerebral Cortex: An Evolutionary Breakthrough

Wolf Singer, PAS; Strüngmann Institute, Frankfurt

Comment: The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Stephen Hawking, PAS; University of Cambridge (read by Prof. Hertog)

Optimal Strategies for Decision-Making and their Neural Basis

Alexandre Pouget, Université de Genève

Towards Artificial General Intelligence [presentation not available online]

Demis Hassabis, Google DeepMind

Motivations and Drives Are Computationally Messy

Patricia Churchland, UCSD, California

Ghost in the Machine

Olaf Blanke, EPFL

What is Consciousness, and Could Machines Have It?

Stanislas Dehaene, PAS; Collège de France

Neurotechnology for Human Benefit and the Impact of AI

John Donoghue, Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering, Geneva

Collaborative Human-Robot Autonomy

Manuela M. Veloso, Carnegie Mellon University

Who Am I? The Immersed First Personal View

Laurie Paul, North Carolina Chapel Hill

Children and Robots

Antonio Battro