DEBATE : Yoshua Bengio | Gary Marcus

The Best Way Forward For AI

MONTREAL.AI


REPORT ON THE AI DEBATE : https://medium.com/@Montreal.AI/report-on-the-ai-debate-c62fcbf2ca43

Yoshua Bengio and Gary Marcus on the best way forward for AI

Moderated by Vincent Boucher


Gary Marcus, slides : https://montrealartificialintelligence.com/aidebate/slidesmarcus.pdf

Yoshua Bengio, slides : https://montrealartificialintelligence.com/aidebate/slidesbengio.pdf

Transcript of the AI Debate : https://medium.com/@Montreal.AI/transcript-of-the-ai-debate-1e098eeb8465 | PDF


After AI Debate Discussion

Bengio-Marcus AI Debate Post Mortem, Part I: The Deep Learning Pivot, Gary Marcus, Dec. 26, 2019 : https://medium.com/@GaryMarcus/bengio-marcus-ai-debate-post-mortem-part-i-the-deep-learning-pivot-f7bd62b9861c

Response to Gary Marcus, Yoshua Bengio, December 26th 2019 : https://docs.google.com/document/d/1P9YyZ4xEDO98qPTa1Al4RnTqxj3mMiCvQE4i3hZkthY/edit

A research program is not a set of techniques: A brief response to Yoshua Bengio’s December 26 reply to me, Gary Marcus, Dec. 27, 2019 : https://medium.com/@GaryMarcus/a-research-program-is-not-a-set-of-techniques-a-brief-response-to-yoshua-bengios-december-26-fafc0a29ffc9

Yoshua's definition of Deep Learning, Yoshua Bengio, December 27th 2019 : https://github.com/MontrealAI/MontrealAI.github.io/blob/master/aidebate/yoshuadefinitiondeeplearning.png

Deep learning, science, engineering, research, and terminology, Gary Marcus, January 1, 2020 : https://medium.com/@GaryMarcus/deep-learning-science-engineering-research-and-terminology-292a747a94d3

The Next Decade in AI: Four Steps Towards Robust Artificial Intelligence, Gary Marcus, Feb 14, 2020 : https://arxiv.org/abs/2002.06177


Readings by Yoshua & Gary

Readings by Yoshua

From System 1 Deep Learning to System 2 Deep Learning, Yoshua Bengio, NeurIPS, Dec. 11, 2019 : https://slideslive.com/38921750/from-system-1-deep-learning-to-system-2-deep-learning

The Consciousness Prior, Bengio et al., 2017 (last revised 2 Dec 2019) : https://arxiv.org/abs/1709.08568

Recurrent Independent Mechanisms, Goyal et al., 2019 : https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.10893

Learning Neural Causal Models from Unknown Interventions, Ke et al., 2019 : https://arxiv.org/abs/1910

BabyAI: First Steps Towards Grounded Language Learning With a Human In the Loop, Chevalier-Boisvert et al., 2018 (latest version 19 Dec 2019) : https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.08272v4

A Meta-Transfer Objective for Learning to Disentangle Causal Mechanisms, Bengio et al., 2019 : https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.10912

Readings by Gary

Rule learning by seven-month-old infants, G. F. Marcus et al., Science 283(5398):77-80, February 1999 : https://www.researchgate.net/publication/13415195_Rule_learning_by_seven-month-old_infants

Rebooting AI : Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust, Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis, 2019 (Chapter 4, for Bengio and Marcus debate) : https://cs.nyu.edu/faculty/davise/Rebooting/Chapter4.pdf

The Algebraic Mind, Gary F. Marcus, 2001 (chapters 2 (last part) and 3, now available free from MIT Press, in celebration of the debate) : https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/algebraic-mind

Innateness, AlphaZero, and Artificial Intelligence, Gary Marcus, 2018 : https://arxiv.org/abs/1801.05667

The Birth of the Mind (Chapters 6 - 8), Gary Marcus, 2004

Rethinking Eliminative Connectionism, Gary Marcus, 1998 : https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010028598906946

Deep Learning: A Critical Appraisal, Gary Marcus, 2018 : https://arxiv.org/abs/1801.00631


Pre-Readings

Pre-Readings by Gary & Yoshua : http://www.montreal.ai/aidebate.pdf


Press

Devil’s in the details in Historic AI debate, By Tiernan Ray | December 24, 2019 | ZDNet : https://www.zdnet.com/article/devils-in-the-details-in-bengio-marcus-ai-debate/

Debate do ano em IA cita trabalho de Lamb, Jornal do Comércio | December 27, 2019 | ZDNet : https://www.jornaldocomercio.com/_conteudo/colunas/mercado_digital/2019/12/718693-debate-do-ano-em-ia-cita-trabalho-de-lamb.html

What’s in a name? The ‘deep learning’ debate, By Tiernan Ray | December 28, 2019 | ZDNet : https://www.zdnet.com/article/whats-in-a-name-the-deep-learning-debate/

Do you need a prior? What about hybrid models? Marcus and Bengio debate the future of AI, 機器之心報道, 參與:一鳴、張倩、蛋醬 | December 25, 2019 | ChainNews : https://www.chainnews.com/zh-hant/articles/321502060639.htm

[Big Boss] Yoshua Bengio and Gary Marcus' Christmas AI Debate "The Best Way Forward for AI" with video and slides, By Quan Zhuanzhi | December 25, 2019 : https://wemp.app/posts/313a2a2e-e014-4c22-bfea-9b3e3bbbdf77


ORIGINAL LIVE STREAMING | Monday, 23 December 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST) at Mila