FYI: AI-programmer

Duncan Booth duncan.booth at invalid.invalid
Fri Feb 22 12:36:54 CET 2013

Gisle Vanem <gvanem at> wrote:

> Here is something interesting that you pythonistas might be
> interested in:
> """This article describes an experiment to produce an AI program,
> capable of 
>     developing its own programs, using a genetic algorithm
>     implementation with self-modifying and self-improving code. """
> The above experimental BrainF** language was written using C#. So who
> will be the first to make an AI-language in Python that generates it's
> own program? 

We already have a Python interpreter written in Python that (in most cases) 
runs faster than the original, which is pretty much the same thing. All it 
needs is a bit of AI stuck on to critique the code and complain about the 
weather and you're done.

Duncan Booth

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