Category Archives: Development

Many Worlds: Reasoning about Reasoning

When one reasons about the world, what is one actually doing? This post is about that. Its also about some abstract nonsense. Continue reading

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The Viterbi Parser

The new Viterbi decoder for Link Grammar should offer better integration with higher level semantic algorithms! Continue reading

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Tuning Metalearning in MOSES

I’ve been studying MOSES recently, with an eye towards performance tuning it. Turns out optimization algorithms don’t always behave the way you think they do, and certainly not the way you want them to.

Given a table of values, MOSES …

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Preview of a virtual learning environment

It’s been a while since the last update, but be assured we’ve been very busy working away on the embodiment code and developing our virtual learning environment. With AGI-11 now in progress at the Googleplex, we’ve put together a …

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OpenCog Recap – March to May 2011

Wow – it’s been while since the last OpenCog Recap. I think it’s time to rectify that, as there’s been a lot happening since then!

In early April, Ben visited Hong Kong to give guidance to the long-term plan for …

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DeSTIN vision development

Late in 2010 a working group was formed to turn the research code for DeSTIN, originally implement and developed by Tom Karnowski as part of his PhD, into a quality open source project.

There have been a number of contributors …

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OpenCog Hong Kong Project

I thought I should write a post to let everyone know where we are at
with the Hong Kong AI project.

We’ve got ourselves established in the M-Lab currently, although Gino may want to relocate us to the School of Design …

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OpenCog navigating Nao robot

Recently the team at Xiamen University have been working on integrating OpenCog with Nao robots. This recent video shows them using voice commands to tell the robot to walk from one object to the next. The robot hears, parses, …

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PLN forward chainer

I (Jared Wigmore aka JaredW) have recently implemented a general forward chainer for PLN. (See Forward and Backward chaining on Wikipedia). Joel had previously implemented a prototype forward chainer, but it only supported deduction. PLN has a wide variety …

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OpenCog OSX Support

Due to a recent contract involving development on OSX (unrelated to OpenCog unfortunately), I now have a MacBook Pro. Since we often have people attempting to get OpenCog building on OSX, with various levels of success, I decided to …

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