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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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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 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 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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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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What is artificial intelligence?

What is the definition of artificial intelligence?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...