Professor John McCarthy
Father of AI


Notes on Self-Awareness

Here are the slides presented at the DARPA conference on self-awareness in 2004 April

These notes discuss self-awareness in humans and machines. The goal is to determine useful forms of machine self-awareness and also those that are on the road to human-level AI.

This is a draft which is to be improved. There are a few formulas in this version.

Download the article in PDF.