Questions tagged [ai-basics]

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What is the best way to find the similarities between two text document

The Problem I would like to develop a platform which people will write text and upload images. I am going to use Google API to classify the text and extract from the image all kind of meta data. In ...
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Python ERROR: No matching distribution found for tensorflow [on hold]

Now as I understand that kind of technical questions is out of scope for the ai.stackexchange.com I will use stackexchange.com for such technical questions. Thank you for you all for your ...
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What are criteria for ML model to be satisfactory for commercial use?

I often read "the performance of the system is satisfactory" or " when your model is satisfactory". But what does it mean in the context of Machine Learning? Are there any clear and/or generic ...
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How can we classify something as Artificially intelligent or not? [duplicate]

I was attempting the problem of classifying whether a bar code scanner is example of artificial intelligence or not. I have become very confused after thinking on this: I am under the impression that ...
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Is it ok to struggle with mathematics while learning AI as a beginner?

I have a decent background in Mathematics and Computer Science .I started learning AI from Andrew Ng's course from one month back. I understand logic and intuition behind everything taught but if ...
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What weights should I use while back-propagating?

I've started to learn about neural networks recently and I can't find the answer to this question. Let's assume there's a neural network (fig. 1) So if the loss function is: and the derivative is: ...
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Is an optimization algorithm equivalent to a neural network?

Is an optimization algorithm equivalent to a neural network?
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Help and guide books in the study of AI

Useful knowledge is costly to obtain. Above all books require a substantial investment. I have bought 6 books on AI. For ...
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How to calculate constraint check in nqueen of AIMA CSP?

I am testing aima csp of java code and I want to know how the constraint check of these problems described in AIMA book is got.
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Apart from learning AI from basics what are the steps to be followed to become an expert in artificial intelligence? [closed]

What are the steps to be followed to become an expert in Artificial Intelligence?
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What is an agent in Artificial Intelligence?

While studying artificial intelligence, I have often encountered the term "agent" (often autonomous, intelligent). For instance, in fields such as Reinforcement Learning, Multi-Agent Systems, Game ...
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Which subjects do I need to study to do research in AI and ML?

Please bear with me. I am currently enrolled in a Math undergraduate course and I plan to complete. I have taken courses in Calculus and Statistics, I am proficient in C and C++ and Im currently ...
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Deep Q-Network (DQN) to learn the game 2048

I am trying to build a Deep Q-Network (DQN) agent that can learn to play the game 2048. I am orientating myself on other programs and articles that are based on the game snake and it worked well (...
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Which Carrer path to Choose AI Or Game Developmen [closed]

I am An Second Year B.Tech Student. I have Basic Idea Of Unity,C# For Game development and I Recently starting Learning AI in Python So I Am Confused Which to Choose as Career.
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What is machine learning?

What is the definition of machine learning? What are the advantages of machine learning?
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How long it takes to train face recognition deep neural network? (rough estimation)

If I use a desktop PC with a GPU, how long it might take to train face recognition deep neural network on let's say dataset of 2.6 million images and 2600 identities? I guess it should depend on ...
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Are the ideas in the paper “Governance by Glass-Box: Implementing Transparent Moral Bounds for AI Behaviour” novel?

In the paper Governance by Glass-Box: Implementing Transparent Moral Bounds for AI Behaviour, the authors seem to be presenting a black box method of testing. Are these ideas really new? Weren't these ...
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Is there research about teaching AI to “analyze the problem and design a solution”?

Update on 2019-05-19: My question is about teaching AI to solve the problem, not letting AI teach a human developer to solve a problem. Original post: I'm a software developer but very new to AI. ...
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What is cognitive science about? How the relationship between AI and cognitive science did begin to grow?

It is very hard to say what cognitive science is.The disagreements about the scope and methods of this new science are,however,a very healthy situation.There is much disagreement about exactly what ...
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AI method for evaluating user performance based on audio pitch re: public speaking

First I will clarify the context, I have to learn new technologies for my bachelor thesis. I am making a mobile application similar to Flappy Bird, except it's voice controlled. The idea is to have ...
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Next step after building the model in machine learning?

I understand the way we build a model but all of the online courses I've found end with this--I can’t find any course explaining the process utilising the model to address the problem. How do I use ...
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What is the right formula for weight update rule in Logistic Regression using stochastic gradient descent

Apologies for the lengthy title. My question is about the weight update rule for logistic regression using stochastic gradient descent. I have just started experimenting on Logistic Regression. I ...
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What's the difference between a static AI and a dynamic AI?

I recently watched a YouTube video (sorry, can't remember the link) where (a very talented) someone created what they called a "static AI". Somewhere in the video they said something along the lines ...
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ExpectiMinimax Tree

I need help with ExpectiMinimax problem: Start a game. The first player flips a coin. The second player flips a coin. The first player decides if he wants to flip another coin. The second player ...
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What is an artificial neural network?

What is an artificial neural network in artificial intelligence? It is apparently used to find patterns in data and it is loosely inspired by human neural networks.
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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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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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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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Is an artificial intelligence a program or an hardware?

Is an artificial intelligence a program (or a set of programs) or an hardware?
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Analyze the pattern of merchants account transactions in a bank [closed]

How can I analyze the pattern of merchants account transactions in a bank and identify the merchants that are becoming inactive? Which methods should I use to solve this problem?