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What is the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning?

These two terms seem to be related, especially in their application in computer science and software engineering. Is one a subset of another? Is one a tool used to build a system for the other? ...
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Why did ML only become viable after Nvidia's chips were available?

I listened to a talk by panel consisted of two influential Chinese scientists: Wang Gang and Yu Kai and others. When being asked about the biggest bottleneck of the development of artificial ...
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Are there any artificial neuromorphic systems which can mimic the brain?

I'd like to know whether there were attempts to simulate the whole brain, I'm not talking only about some ANN on microchips, but brain simulations.
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What is a bad local minimum in machine learning?

What is "bad local minima"? The following papers all mention this expression. Eliminating all bad Local Minima from Loss Landscapes without even adding an Extra Unit limination of All Bad Local ...
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Paradigm shift in Machine Learning

In some tweets about NeurIPS 2018, this video from NVIDIA appeared. At around 0.37, she says: ... If you think about the current computations in our deep learning systems, they are all based on ...
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When should I use simulated annealing as opposed to a genetic algorithm?

What kind of problems is simulated annealing better suited for compared to genetic algorithms? From my experience, genetic algorithms seem to perform better than simulated annealing for most problems....
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Spiking Neural Network Resources

I'm very interested in writing a Spiking Neural Network engine (SNN) from scratch, but I can't find the basic information I need to get started. For example, I've seen pictures of the individual ...
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Relative compute time for each type of layer in a neural network

Hello, I would like to know whether this picture from the paper: Distributed Training of Deep Neural Networks: Theoretical and Practical Limits of Parallel Scalability valid? Questions: 1) Does ...
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What does the CM1K chip (which uses ZISC) exactly do?

There's been a lot of apocalyptic hype (on the media) about CM1K and other similar technologies. Elon Musk has voiced fears about it taking over the world, which unfortunately are not unfounded. My ...
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Can analog quantum computer implement real-valued neural networks and hence do hypercomputation?

It is said, that the essence of https://www.springer.com/us/book/9780817639495 "Neural Networks and Analog Computation. Beyond the Turing Limit" is that the continuous/physical/real-valued weights for ...
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Are commercially available neural ICs digital?

Apparently, one can buy a special-purpose integrated circuit (an IC like this one, for instance) to host a convolutional neural network. QUESTION Is such a circuit digital? Except for digital random-...