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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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Did I understand deep Q leaning right? (Implementation)

Gday guys, so I tried to implement my own enviroment and agent in order to fully understand DQNs. The enviroment is a dungeon with five states. actionspace = 2 statespace = 5 !!!Action a0 is ...
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“AI will kill us all! The machines will rise up!” - what is being done to dispel such myths?

Science Fiction has frequently shown AI to be a threat to the very existence of mankind. AI systems have often been the antagonists in many works of fiction, from 2001: A Space Odyssey through to The ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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What are neural networks?

I have recently got into AI and I am eager to learn about its concepts. In some of the information I saw about AI, there was a lot about neural networks. Neural networks seem to be (something along ...
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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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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 artificial intelligence?

What is the definition of artificial intelligence?
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Which problems are considered to be the toughest problems in Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning?

Which problems are considered to be the toughest problems in Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning?
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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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What is a learning agent?

What is a learning agent, and how does it work? What are examples of learning agents (e.g., in the field of robotics)?
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What is the difference between simple reflex and model-based agents?

What is the difference between simple reflex and model-based agents? What is the role of the internal state, in the case of model-based agents?
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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?
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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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How does an unsupervised learning model learn?

How does an unsupervised learning model learn, if it does not involve any target values?
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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 is machine learning?

What is the definition of machine learning? What are the advantages of machine learning?
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What is the difference between AI architecture and AI model?

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