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by Stuart Armstrong 458 days ago | link | parent

that is able to give “better” feedback than the human could – feedback that considers more consequences more accurately in more complex decision situations, that has spent more effort introspecting

This is roughly how I would run ALBA in practice, and why I said it was better in practice than in theory. I’d be working with considerations I mentioned in this post and try and formalise how to extend utilities/rewards to new settings.



by Daniel Dewey 458 days ago | link

If I read Paul’s post correctly, ALBA is supposed to do this in theory – I don’t understand the theory/practice distinction you’re making.

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by Stuart Armstrong 455 days ago | link

I disagree. I’m arguing that the concept of “aligned at a certain capacity” makes little sense, and this is key to ALBA in theory.

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