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1.An Idea For Corrigible, Recursively Improving Math Oracles
post by Jim Babcock 1461 days ago | Vanessa Kosoy, Abram Demski, Jessica Taylor, Nate Soares and Scott Garrabrant like this | 3 comments

Math oracles are a special type of AI which answers questions about math - proving theorems, or finding mathematical objects with desired properties and proving they have them. While a superintelligent math oracle could easily be used to construct a dangerous agent-like AI (such as by asking it to find an object which is a utility maximizer), it could also be used to empower an FAI research team by solving mathematically-well-specified parts of the problem and proving that the AI has the properties it is supposed to.

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