Research: Artificial General Intelligence and Robotics


My main topic of research for many years has been in Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)


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Research Specialities

Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, data mining

Algorithm development and design

Cognitive robotics

Computational finance

Computational reasoning

Modeling and simulation

Nonlinear and complex system dynamics

Evolutionary programming




  1. B.Goertzel, M. Iklé, I. Goertzel, A. Heljakka, Probabilistic Logic Networks, Springer, 2008.

J. Bach, B. Goertzel, M. Iklé (co-editors), Artificial General Intelligence 2012, Springer



Ben Goertzel, Misgana Bayetta Belachew, Matthew Ikle, Gino Yu, Controlling Combinatorial Explosion in Inference via Synergy with Nonlinear-Dynamical Attention Allocation,  Proceedings of 2016 Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) Conference, New York City, Germany: Springer, 2016.

Ben Goertzel, Nil Geisweiller, Eddie Monroe, Mike Duncan, Selamawit Yilma, Meseret Dastaw, Misgana Bayetta, Amen Belayneh, Matthew Ikle’, Gino Yu, “Speculative Scientific Inference via Synergetic Combination of Probabilistic Logic and Evolutionary Pattern Recognition,” Proceedings of 2015 Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) Conference, Berlin, Germany: Springer, 2015.

Cosmo Harrigan, Ben Goertzel, Matthew Iklé, Amen Belayneh, and Gino Yu, “Guiding  

Probabilistic Logical Inference with Nonlinear Dynamical Attention Allocation,” Proceedings of 2014 Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) Conference, Quebec City, Canada: Springer, 2014.

Left: Hong Kong International Airport with Ben                        

Goertzel and Philip K Dick’s head (a David Hanson


Below: Han, David Hanson’s latest creation, at

Hong Kong Science Park