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On the Power of Oracles in the Context of Hierarchical Intelligence

Mark Burgin


Artificial intelligence (AI) is aimed at the construction of artificial systems with intelligent behavior. At first, AI researchers tried to elaborate a uniform technological (computational) system that had intelligence. However, psychological and neurophysiological studies demonstrated heterogeneous hierarchical organization of the human psyche and intelligence. That is why the contemporary approach to AI is based on heterogeneous hierarchical architecture of computational systems. In this paper, we study the intelligence hierarchy formalized in the framework of the mathematical theory of Oracles.

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Mark Burgin. On the Power of Oracles in the Context of Hierarchical Intelligence. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research & Advances. 2016; 3(2): 6–17p.


Artificial intelligence, heterogeneous architecture, hierarchic organization, Oracle, hierarchic intelligence, informative Oracle, power of Oracle

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