Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)

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Source– This post is based on the article “What is OpenAI Project Q*? AGI Superintelligence Explained” published in “Tech.Go” on 24th November 2023.

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This post discusses the various aspects of Artifical General intelligence and the related technological developments.

What is Artificial General Intelligence?

Artificial general intelligence (AGI) is defined as the intelligence of machines that allows them to comprehend, learn, and perform intellectual tasks much like humans. AGI emulates the human mind and behavior to solve any kind of complex problem. AGI is also known as strong AI or Human AI.

What is the difference between Narrow AI and General AI?

Narrow AI is concerned with only simulating human behavior based on a set of rules, parameters, and contexts that they are trained with. On the other hand, general AI mimics human intelligence by going a step beyond. It has the ability to learn and apply its intelligence to solve any problem.

SpecificationsNarrow AIGeneral AI
Learning abilityNarrow AI focuses on a single task under various constraints and limitations.AGI is envisioned to have the capacity for generalization and adaptation across diverse domains.
Operational domainFixed domain models provided by programmersSelf learn and reasons with its operating environment
Data processingNarrow AI analyses data by using ML, Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, and Artificial Neural NetworksGeneral AI uses an advanced version of these technologies for analysis.
LimitationLimited to a single task ,lacks broader intelligenceMay lack depth in certain areas and have ethical concerns
ExamplesVirtual assistant, spam filter, image recognition tools.Self driving cars, advanced chatbot.

What is OpenAI Project Q*?

1) Project Q* refers to a new AI model being developed the ChatGPT owner OpenAI.

2) Under this project, an AI algorithm has been developed that is capable of solving elementary mathematical problems by itself, including those that are not part of its training data.

3) It demonstrates advanced reasoning capabilities similar to humans and is a significant step towards Artificial General Intelligence.

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