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neuroscience, consciousness, AI

Discussion regarding NONconsciousness for IIT (Integrated Information Theory)

Currently IIT: From the Phenomenology to the Mechanisms of Consciousness: Integrated Information Theory 3.0 provides many arguing points regarding consciousness research. This time I pay attention to NONconsciousness comparing to conscious…

Difference between consciousness and unconsciousness

It is difficult to understand the difference between consciousness and unconsciousness. From Hawkins' idea, new input that is already in the memory process is basically unconscious. On the other hand, if the new input is not in the memory,…

Consciousness reserch: NCC and IIT interesting topics at ASSC17

I watched ustream of ASSC17 with great interest. During the ASSC17 I felt the weight of IIT (integrated information theory) increased gradually. (Also I heard the era of NCC was over. However I think the observation method for NCC will be …

Free will from alternatives may be an illusion, because searching may be based on the memory of free will of other people.

If there is free will (at this point it means [pseudo] free will), "I" can change my mind any time, and realize the change is by myself. My hypothesis [pseudo free will]: "I" search some alternatives while some decision are made. "I" searc…

Desire is incorporated to somewhere in the neocortex as memory of genes like instinct.

Also my program "BLUE" shows instinct and emotion, as same as metacognition. While considering emotion, "desire" should be considered at the same time. My hypothesis considers that desire is incorporated to somewhere in the neocortex as me…

"I" can have a consciousness of metacognition while "I" recall an episodic memory which includes "I".

Only with #JeffHawkins 's basic theory, he did not claim that [consciousness, metacognition, free will, instinct, desire and emotion] were shown as feasible. At this point my program "BLUE" shows metacognition, free will, instinct, desire …

Advance study - "On Intelligence": Jeff Hawkins - before studying consciousness

This book was released in 2004, however the important thing to remember is "There are keys in it to understand consciousness." As Jeff Hawkins says, [association to prediction] process is based on [input to memory]. And his hypothesis clai…

The "blocks world" of consciousness - minimum toy-model of human's consciousness, as SHRDLU showed AI

In this blog I will write about neuroscience, consciousness and AI mainly. In Japanese, I am writing a blog. (You can of course translate with Google from Japanese to English.) In it, I released a program of AI on 2/10/2013, and developed …