Testing for synthetic consciousness: The ACT, the chip test, the unintegrated chip test, and the extended chip test

Edwin Turner, Susan Schneider

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Abstract

Despite the existence of several scientific and philosophical theories of the nature of consciousness, it is difficult to see how we can make progress on machine consciousness without some means of testing for consciousness in AIs. In short, we need to be able to "detect" conscious/subjective experience in a given AI system. In this paper, we present some behavior-based possibilities for testing for synthetic consciousness and discuss their potential limitations. The paper divides into several parts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalCEUR Workshop Proceedings
Volume2287
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
Event2019 Papers of the Towards Conscious AI Systems Symposium, TOCAIS 2019 - Stanford, United States
Duration: Mar 25 2019Mar 27 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science(all)

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