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Questions tagged [ai-basics]

Use for basic, fundamental questions about AI theory or practice. (i.e. design, application, implementation, mathematics of AI, philosophy of AI, etc.)

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Do AI and data protection go together? [on hold]

Is it safe that when AI systems collect and analyze data,our data protection and privacy will be safe?
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What does the formula $1-\sum_i(e_i-a_i)^2$ mean in this NEAT Python API?

I have looked at the documentation for the NEAT Python API found here, but it shows calculus like this: The error for each genome is $1-\sum_i(e_i-a_i)^2$ I haven't learned calculus at the moment....
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Why is informed search more efficient than uniformed search?

Why does informed search more efficiently finds a solution than uniformed search? If there was an example, it would be easy to understand.
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Meaning of the statement $\forall x \exists y \forall z (z \neq y \iff f(x) \neq z)$

I need to understand the logic of below FOL statement. Can someone help? $$ \forall x \exists y \forall z (z \neq y \iff f(x) \neq z) $$ Does this imply that x, y and z cannot be same or f(x) has no ...
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ChatBot applications [Academia]

I am in education and I'm wondering about the use of chatbot-like tools to facilitate automated discussions among students. The chatbot domain of knowledge would be purposely restricted to a specific ...
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How to predict a preferred route based on weather and distance

I want to train a neural network to predict what my favourite home-work route will be for a particular day. I have these features for routes on a day: ...
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Creative AI semester project (4 week time-frame)

I am taking AI this semester and we have a semester project. We can choose just about anything. I was wondering if anyone has a creative idea that I might be able to do. Nothing that is so extensive ...
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Admissible and consistent heuristics

I am wondering about a problem that I was given to solve: Given circular trail divided by n segments(n>2) labeled 0..n-1. In the beginning an agent is at the start of segment number 0 (the edge ...
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KnnBasic vs KnnWithMeans

I'm learning a bit about the use of the Surprise library and I have a set of data with users and ratings. I'm training a network with this library, using KNNBasic and KNNWithMeans, this last algorithm ...
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How can we encourage data analysts & decision-makers to accept/prefer A.I. work

Nowadays there are too much data for humans to work on alone and It is very normal for data analysts to use A.I techniques to treat and process these data so it can lead to a faster and more accurate ...
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Facial Recognition + Database + Compare & Identify - is it complicated?

The last week I've been looking for freelancers who are able to do this project for me but they weren't that experienced in it, so I would like to know whether my idea is complicated or is it their ...
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Unable to understand the second iteration update in value iteration algorithm for solving MDP

I am trying to understand the value iteration method for Markov Decision Process(MDP) and I was referring ot UC Berkeley's slides titled Markov Decision Processes and Exact Solution Methods On slide ...
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Translate product names with AI

I frequently need to translate product names for hundreds of similar products -- and I have a list of past product names. Is it possible to train AI to review past translations and translate? It doesn'...
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AI application to gather information about all the services of an enterprise

Is it possible to build an AI application which would gather information about all the services and applications of a large enterprise?
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Is the definition of machine learning by Mitchell in his book “Machine Learning” valid?

The definition machine learning is as follows: A computer program is said to learn from experience E with respect to some task T and performance measure P, if its performance at task T, as ...
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How to solve constraint satisfaction problem of two queen and two knights on a 4x4 grid

I have the following problem: Consider the problem of placing 2 knights and 2 queens on a 4 x 4 chessboard, each piece (knight or queen) per row (denoted by R1, R2, R3, and R4) as shown in the ...
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Is the expert system still in use today?

In my country Expert System class is mandatory class if you want to take AI specialization in most universities. In class I learned how to make a rule base system, forward chaining, backward chaining, ...
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is it possible to find same persons based on text analyzing?

i needed to make a system for recognizing people based on hundreds of text by finding similarities in their written text grammatically or similarities between words they choose for writing , i don't ...
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Meta-learning vs Zero-shot learning

My question is whether Meta-learning and Zero-shot learning are synonymous? I have seen articles where they seem to imply that they are at least very similar concepts.
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how to estimate which item is bought most using AI

Problem: Maintaining the products is a big task for a retailer. If we can estimate using AI to predict which products will sell the most, we can maintain sufficient stocks of the product without ...
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Under What Conditions Will a Hopfield Network Tend to Converge to Spurious States?

I'm relatively new to neural networks, and I've been trying to program my own Hopfield network. I got it to the point where it can reliably reproduce a single pattern from a completely scrambled ...
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Can an AI model be based on the principles of rationalism?

Are current AI models entirely empiricist? Can they be rationalist?If so How?
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Neural Networks theory

I have seen a few articles about neural nets. Mostly they went along these lines: we tried these architectures, these meta parameters, we trained it for x hours on y CPUs and it gave us these results ...
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Neat Algorithm Question

I am new to this community, I have simple question. Can inputs nodes or output nodes be connected to each other in Neat Algorithm? Note: Inputs to --> Inputs or Output to --> Outputs
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CNN-feature extraction

Is there any way to control the extraction of features?How to recognize what features are been learnt during training i.e relevant information is been learnt or not?
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If expert systems are a bunch of If, then, else statements then how are they termed as AI?

As according to the definition of AI something that can learn overtime, can imitate human behaviors, comes under Artificial Intelligence. If Expert system(eg. MYCIN) that only involves if then else ...
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Does correlation between input affect Regression model?

I'm new to data science I'm currently working on regression problem and I have 10 inputs/attributes. My question is what to do if there are correlations among different features of the input data? ...
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What is AI, program or hardware?

Is AI a set of programs or a hardware setup? I was curious about AI, it may be obvious for many but I tried different searches, but was unable to decide.
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are there any Machine Learning algorithms for comparing files

So, in situations where some output-data-chunks could change without changing the input data from time to time, it could be challenging to automate the testing process. My question is, are there any ...
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Exploration rate decay and training in Q learning

I'm trying to replicate the results of the DeepMind's paper with Breakout included in OpenAI Gym. I wonder how much frames should I keep until I reach the fixed exploration rate. Actually it reaches ...
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Is the parent cost in A* added in every extended child?

How do we determine the cost of the parent path to its child in A* ("A star") search?
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How Dempster-Shafer theory work in AI?

How does Dempster-Shafer theory work in representing ignorance in AI field?
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Basic Functions and Results

I have something I am not entirely clear on. If the number of input neurons and output neurons doesn't change, what will change if I have one hidden layer, but first with 1 neuron, then with 4 neurons?...
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What are the differences between uniform-cost search and greedy best-first search?

What are the differences between the uniform-cost search (UCS) and greedy best-first search (GBFS) algorithms? How would you convert a UCS into a GBFS?
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Update of weights in Recurrent Neural Network through back propagation

How does Recurrent Neural Network updates its weights and bias through backpropagation? Is time taken into account while updating the weights of a RNN using Backpropagation through time(BPTT)?"
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The first impact of artificial intelligence on human society?

When and where the basic concept of artificial intelligence begin ? The first impact of artificial intelligence on human society?
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Best movies about artificial intelligence? [closed]

I am a CS student, our professor gave an assignment that each group of our class should watch at least 5 movies based on artificial intelligence, then discuss and share with the whole class. Can ...
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How does the uniform-cost search algorithm work?

What is the uniform-cost search algorithm? How does it work? I would appreciate to see a graphical execution of the algorithm. How does the "frontier" evolve in the case of UCS?
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How should one standardize input when transfer learning

Assume one is using transfer learning via a model which was trained on imagenet. Assume that the pre-processing which was used to achieve the pretrained model contained z-score standardization ...
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When should the iterative deepening search and the depth-limited search be used?

When should the iterative deepening search (IDS), also called iterative deepening depth-first search (IDDFS), and the depth-limited search be used?
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Greedy best first Search Algorithm vs A* search Algorithm

Greedy best first search Algorithm take the history and then check value ans then reach to goal. In A* search Algorithm take history and also cost then calculate value then reach to goal. When we ...
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What is the difference between goal-based agent and utility-based agent?

What is main difference between goal-based agent and utility-based agent? Please, give a real world example.
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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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What is a learning agent and how are they applied?

I'm new to AI and and would like to understand the difference between learning agents and other types of agents, in what ways learning agents can be applied, and if they differ from deep learning.
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Can artificial intelligence be hacked or not?

Can artificial intelligence be hacked or not by using enough computing skills or by other cryptography methods? So are we able to say that AI is one of in its secured form?
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The possibility of emerging of the psychology of an artificial intelligence

The question, in short, is: what the possibility of emerging of the new branch of the psychology - the psychology of an artificial intelligence? Possibly as a new branch of an engineering psychology, ...
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How do I use truth tables to prove Entailment?

For example, consider an agent concerned with predicting the weather, with variable R indicating whether or not it is likely to rain, variable C indicating whether or not it is cloudy, and variable L ...
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Applied Math relevant to AI

My background is in electrical engineering (BS, MS EE/Signal Processing) and I have a good grasp of CS foundations (Data Structures, Algorithms, OS, Discrete Math) and software engineering. I have ...
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What is the name of an AI system that learns by trial and error?

Imagine a system that controls dampers in a complex vent system that has an objective to perfectly equalize the output from each vent. The system has sensors for damper position, flow at various ...
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Can anyone suggest reference books to start with AI

I would really like to start with artificial intelligence with python or java , but have no idea where to look for reference material,please help me out with it.