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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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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 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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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 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 is the “fringe” in the context of search algorithms?

I encountered the algorithm below, which is the general tree search algorithm. ...
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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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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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Neural Network Cell (Node) Types

I found this nice-ish-looking diagram, but it has a wholly inadequate descriptions for each of the cell types, aside from including names. What is the definition/description of each of these cell ...
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Can anyone suggest a small application based on an Artificial Intelligence which can be done by a beginner in AI?

Any small application based on real world application of AI which can be done easily at home for a beginner who is trying to make use of his basic programming skills into AI at the beginning level.
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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 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 can I train my computer work for me?

I want to train my computer to recognize texts from websites, copy them, insert them somewhere else, and other things like this, but I dont even know where to start my research and what tools should I ...