Perimeter Institute: Artificial intelligence and the complexity frontier

Roger Melko explores whether advanced computers will soon rival the human mind 

Advances in artificial intelligence are occurring at a rate that’s surprising even experts in the field. Before long, will there be anything only good old human intuition is equipped to tackle?

Roger Melko of the Perimeter Institute and the University of Waterloo explored that question in a lecture at the institute at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2. He also discussed how computers have helped humanity solve increasingly complex puzzles, and and whether the “thoughts” of machines with human levels of intelligence would differ from ours.

The Perimeter Institute’s public lectures are usually held once a month. The entire 2017-18 series streams on TVO.org.

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