From the BBC:
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has begun a project to re-think artificial intelligence research.
The Mind Machine Project will return to the basics of AI research to re-examine what lies behind human intelligence.
Spanning five years and funded by a $5m (£3.1m) grant, it will bring together scientists who have had success in distinct fields of AI.
By uniting researchers, MIT hopes to produce robotic companions smart enough to aid those suffering from dementia.
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