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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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Difference between AI architecture and AI model?

What is the difference between AI architecture and AI models? Are both of them same? If not, please distinguish both of them and give example of each.
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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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Why do we need artificial intelligence?

We seem to be experiencing an AI revolution, spurring advancement in many fields. Please explain, at a high level, the uses of artificial intelligence and why we might need it.
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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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Industry accepted Certifications in the field of Artificial Intelligence

I have been searching for information regarding industry accepted certifications in the area of Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, Machine Learning, NLP, deep learning. I couldn't find much ...
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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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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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Could AI be used to diagnose illnesses within the healthcare setting i.e. medical diagnostics?

Hello all my name is James Pannell and I'm doing a university research paper on the usage of AI within the healthcare setting to diagnose illnesses and would highly value your opinions on some of the ...
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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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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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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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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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Can machine learning be used to pass the Turing test?

Can we say that the Turing test aims to develop machines or methods to reach human-level performance in all cognitive tasks and that machine learning is one of these methods that can pass the Turing ...
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What are examples of reference books to start with AI?

Can anyone suggest reference books to start with AI? Preferably, I am looking for books that provide source code in Java or Python.
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What are the steps to follow to learn artificial intelligence? [closed]

I know nothing about AI. Can anybody tell me what steps I have to follow to learn artificial intelligence? Are there any special technologies, or anything else, I have to learn?
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A complete guide to learn AI

I'm a web developer and have been doing web development for years. Now, I need to lean AI development. I want to build a machine learning application. For example, I want to create an application ...
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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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8 puzzle problem

In a 8-puzzle states are divided into two adjacent sets, such that any state is reachable from any other state in the same set, while no state is reachable from any state in the other set. We need a ...
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Does Artificial Intelligence write its own code?

Does Artificial Intelligence write its own code and then execute it? If so does it create separate functions(for each purpose) for its code? How does learning get implemented in artificial ...
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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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Basic Functions and Results

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? Taking into consideration the fact that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How should I get started with artificial intelligence?

What is the mathematical background required to start learning AI? What else should I also learn?
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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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How does one start learning artificial intelligence?

I am a software engineering student and I am complete beginner to AI. I have read a lot of articles on how to start learning AI, but each article suggests a different way. I was wondering if some of ...
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What kind of knowledge is required to jump into the field of AI?

What kind of knowledge is required to jump into the field of AI? What mathematics is required? How good I should be in mathematics? Currently, I have just started programming. I would be grateful if ...
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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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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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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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Keeping track of visited states in Breadth-first Search

So I was trying to implement BFS on a Sliding Blocks puzzle (number type). Now the main thing I noticed that is if you have a 4*4 board the number of states can be ...
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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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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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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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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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Whats the correct technique/technology to identify duplicate data

We store supplier information for many companies. Each supplier database is logically separated, making it possible for a supplier to be common across logical separations. At the moment, we have ...
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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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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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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? ...