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Is a masters in AI worth it?

Just wondering if a masters in Artificial Intelligence is worth it? I don't see too many master programs that are explicitly labeled as a masters in AI, usually general comp sci. What I mean by "worth ...
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Is it possible to insert a new map in the OpenAI Gym Taxi V.2?

I would like to train a neural network with the OpenAI Gym Taxi and see how it would react on a new map. Is it possible to insert a new map in the OpenAI Gym Taxi V.2?
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Bachelor thesis in reinforcement learning

I've decided to make my bachelor thesis in RL. I am currently struggling in finding a proper problematic. I am interested in multi-agent RL with the dilemma between selfishness and cooperation. I ...
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Should Fuzzy Logic be taught at university?

Classical logic is an important part of university curriculum. It is about the distinction between zero and one and is useful to get a deeper understanding how a computer is working. If a student ...
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What are the most instructive movies about artificial intelligence?

The field of AI has expanded profoundly in recent years, as has public awareness and interest. This includes the arts, where fiction about AI has been popular since at least Isaac Asimov. Films on ...
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Methodology bias in AI textbooks

Let me compare two textbooks: (1) "Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach" by Stuart J. Russell and Peter Norvig and (2) "Artificial Intelligence: Structures and Strategies for Complex Problem ...
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What are the skills and disciplines I need to learn to get a job in Artificial Intelligence?

I'm in high school but hoping to have a career in artificial intelligence. What should I be pursuing educationally to get into this field?
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Which areas of applied math are relevant to AI?

My background is in electrical engineering. I have a good grasp of CS foundations (e.g. data structures, algorithms, operating systems, discrete math and software engineering). I have option of ...
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What are the mathematical prerequisites for an AI researcher?

What are the mathematical prerequisites for understanding the core part of the algorithms in artificial intelligence and developing own algorithm? Please, refer me the specific books.
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What are the top contributions from neuroscience to AI and viceversa? How much progress has been made from the interaction between these two fields?

What are the top contributions from neuroscience to artificial intelligence and vice versa? How much progress has been made from the interaction between these two fields? Is there a formal field ...
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Ideas for a thesis on policy gradient methods

I've looked into policy gradient RL the last few months. As I find the topic quite interesting, I've been readings lots of papers about it. My aim is to write my master thesis in Maths about it. I ...
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Which online AI masters degrees do you recommend me?

I have a computer science degree and have done AI courses and projects. I want to study AI in a good university, probably online because in my country there are no good universities. Which online AI ...
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What kind of education is required for researchers in AI?

Suppose my goal is to collaborate and create an advanced AI, for instance one that resembles a human being and the project would be on the frontier of AI research, what kind of skills would I need? I ...