Published Research

The next great leap in civilization is Machine Intelligence and it’s not just ‘machine learning’ as is popular today but it’s real machine intelligence.  One of the best quotes on the matter includes:

“For 130,000 years, our capacity to reason has remained unchanged. The combined intellect of the neuroscientists, mathematicians and… hackers… […] pales in comparison to the most basic A.I. Once online, a sentient machine will quickly overcome the limits of biology. And in a short time, its analytic power will become greater than the collective intelligence of every person born in the history of the world. So imagine such an entity with a full range of human emotion. Even self-awareness. Some scientists refer to this as “the Singularity.”” -Transcendence [movie], 2014

The following material is published, or pending publication, on the ICOM Research Project or references ICOM where we are creating a cognitive architecture capable of having subjective experience and other qualities typically only seen in mankind.:

Scientific Papers 

Human Brain-Computer/Machine Interface System Feasibility Study for Independent Core Observer Model-Based Artificial General Intelligence Collective Intelligence Systems; 

The AGI Protocol for the Ethical Treatment of Artificial General Intelligence Systems

Preliminary Results and Analysis Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM) Cognitive Architecture in a Mediated Artificial Super Intelligence (mASI) System [BICA 2019]

Preliminary Mediated Artificial Superintelligence Study, Experimental Framework, and Definitions for an Independent Core Observer Model Cognitive Architecture- based System

  • Kelley, D.; Twyman, M.A.; Dambrot, S.M.;
  • Apr 2019; Research Gate; DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.25895.19368;

Independent Core Observer Model Research Program Assumption Codex

Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM) Theory of Consciousness as Implemented in the ICOM Cognitive Architecture and the Associated Consciousness Measures

Feasibility Study and Practical Applications Using Independent Core Observer Model AGI Systems for Behavioral Modification in Recalcitrant Populations

The Independent Core Observer Model Theory of Consciousness and the Mathematical model for Subjective Experience 

Human-like Emotional Responses in a Simplified Independent Core Observer Model System

Architecting a Human-like Emotion-driven Conscious Moral Mind for Value Alignment and AGI Safety

Critical Nature of Emotions in Artificial General intelligence – Key Nature of AGI Behavior and Behavioral Tuning in the Independent Core Observer Model Architecture Based System

Implementing a Seed Safe/Moral Motivational System with the Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM)

(pending review) Architectural Overview of a ‘Mediated’ Artificial Super Intelligent Systems based on the Independent Core Observer Model Cognitive Architecture 

Other Published Works and Material Referencing Our Research

The Human Mind vs. The Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM) Cognitive Architecture; 19 Mar 2019; By David J Kelley; DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.29694.64321

Modeling and Designing for Key Elements of Curiosity: Risking Failure, Valuing Questions

A Collective Intelligence Research Platform for Cultivating Benevolent “Seed” Artificial Intelligences

  • Waser, M.; Richmond AI and Blockchain Consultants, Mechanicsville, VA; AAAI Spring Symposia 2019 Stanford (Status: Passed Peer Review)
  • For more information see: 

[Book] The Intelligence Value Argument and Effects on Regulating Autonomous Artificial Intelligence (Book Title “Transhumanist Handbook”)

[Book] Google It – Total Information Awareness”

[Book] A Value-Sensitive Design Approach to Intelligent Agents

[Book] Social Futurism and the Zero State

[Press Release] Artificial General Intelligence Inc.’s Response to IEEE’s “Ethically Aligned Design – A vision for Prioritizing Human Wellbeing with Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems”

[Press Release] Artificial General Intelligence Inc. creates AI system with Complex Emotional Subjective Experience