Melanie Mitchell: Concepts, Analogies, Common Sense & Future of AI

Lex Fridman Podcast | Artificial Intelligence (AI)

By Lex Fridman

Melanie Mitchell: Concepts, Analogies, Common Sense & Future of AI

Melanie Mitchell is a professor of computer science at Portland State University and an external professor at Santa Fe Institute. She has worked on and written about artificial intelligence from fascinating perspectives including adaptive complex systems, genetic algorithms, and the Copycat cognitive architecture which places the process of analogy making at the core of human cognition. From her doctoral work with her advisors Douglas Hofstadter and John Holland to today, she has contributed a lot of important ideas to the field of AI, including her recent book, simply called Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans. This conversation is part
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