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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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Problem with the word 'machine' in the definition of machine learning by Mitchell in his book “Machine Learning”

The definition is as follows- machine learning: 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 measured ...
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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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How might secondary school educators prepare students for AI?

To avoid cavalier treatment (opinions), please include in answers either credible sources with answers, the results of rational consideration of both AI and the principles of education of the young, ...
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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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Can someone help me understand the minimax algorithm with alpha beta pruning?

I'm so sorry if this question has been asked before but I struggle so much with understanding alpha beta pruning. I understand the minimax algorithm but when it comes to understanding deeply the alpha ...
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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.
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What is the best book for learn Artificial Intelligence [closed]

What is the best book for learn Artificial Intelligence?
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Dependance of Value Function of an MDP on Policy

From what I understand, the value function estimates how 'good' it is for an agent to be in a state and a policy is a mapping of actions to state. So if I have understood value function and policies ...
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In what way can we measure control between humans and machines?

This is not a soft question. Neither is this question related to singularity conjecture or wars with robots. This question seeks a mathematical formulation of what is currently only qualitative and ...
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How can I classify relevant and irrelevant images from the Database?

I have a mixed image database(unstructured data). In the database there are some images that i am interested in and I want to discard the rest by using cnn. I am not looking for specific objects in ...
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How to learn AI

I'm a web developer and have been doing web development since years now, I've also built some hybrid applications and before to start we development I've also worked on desktop applications and have ...
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How to implement an artificial network that outputs an integer within a range?

The goal is to implement an artificial network that, based on training samples labelled with positive integers, outputs a positive integer. Perhaps I am not searching for the correct thing but all ...
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What method and tools should I use for AI that suggests/assigns a person for a task?

I'm trying to learn AI and thinking to apply it to our system. We have an application for Translation industry. What we are doing now is the Coordinator assigns a ...
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In the implementation of AI programming, does DFS always stop when it has found the leftmost solution?

I'm a fresh learner of AI. I was told that depth-first search is not an optimal searching algorithm since "it finds the 'leftmost' solution, regardless of depth or cost". Therefore, does it mean that ...
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What is Artificial Intelligence?

How can those in the field define Artificial Intelligence in the best possible way?
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How do I change the values of a neural net

I'm trying to have a go at building a neural net, but I can't seem to figure out how to optimise the connections. I've tried to have a look online and it came up with "backpropagation". I looked ...
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What happens to the training data after your machine learning model has been trained?

I am completely new to all this, for the life of me I can't find the answer to this question anywhere on Google. What happens after you have used machine learning to train your model? What happens to ...
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What does it mean for a neuron in a neural network to be activated?

I just stumbled upon the concept of neuron coverage, which is the ratio of activated neurons and total neurons in a neural network. But what does it mean for a neuron to be "activated"? I know what ...