Rationality and Intelligence [chapter]

Stuart Russell
1999 Applied Logic Series  
The long-term goal of our field is the creation and understanding of intelligence. Productive research in AI, both practical and theoretical, benefits from a notion of intelligence that is precise enough to allow the cumulative development of robust systems and general results. The concept of rational agency has long been considered a leading candidate to fulfill this role. This paper outlines a gradual evolution in the formal conception of rationality that brings it closer to our informal
more » ... ption of intelligence and simultaneously reduces the gap between theory and practice. Some directions for future research are indicated.
doi:10.1007/978-94-015-9204-8_2 fatcat:bq7rwcciknhrnf4ve6oyktgdye