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@ comingstorm: Quasi Monte Carlo often outperforms Monte Carlo integration for problems of small dimensionality involving "smooth" integrands. This is, however, not yet rigorously understood. (The proven bounds on performance for medium dimensionality seem to be extremely loose.)

Besides, MC doesn'...(read more)

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On a more serious note, you may be interested in Marcus Hutter's 2007 paper "The Loss Rank Principle for Model Selection". It's about modeling, not about action selection, b...(read more)

In a few years, you will be as embarrassed of these posts as you are today of your former claims of being an Algernon, or that a logical paradox would make an AI go gaga, the tMoL argumentation you mentioned the last days, the Workarounds for the Laws of Physics, Love and Life Just Before the Singul...(read more)

In contrast to Eliezer I think it's (remotely) possible to train an AI to reliably recognize human mind states underlying expressions of happiness. But this would still not imply that the machine's <i> primary, innate emotion is unconditional love for all humans.</i> The machines would merely be add...(read more)

I strongly second Marcello here. When you wrote "The fact that a subgoal is convergent [] doesn't lend the subgoal magical powers in any specific goal system" in CFAI that about settled the matter in a single sentence. Why the long, "lay audience" posts, now, eight years later ?