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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 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 machine learning?

What is the definition of machine learning? What are the advantages of machine learning?
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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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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 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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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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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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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?
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are there any Machine Learning algorithms for comparing files

So, in situations where some output-data-chunks could change without changing the input data from time to time, it could be challenging to automate the testing process. My question is, are there any ...
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Exploration rate decay and training in Q learning

I'm trying to replicate the results of the DeepMind's paper with Breakout included in OpenAI Gym. I wonder how much frames should I keep until I reach the fixed exploration rate. Actually it reaches ...
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Is the parent cost in A* added in every extended child?

How do we determine the cost of the parent path to its child in A* ("A star") search?
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How Dempster-Shafer theory work in AI?

How does Dempster-Shafer theory work in representing ignorance in AI field?
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Update of weights in Recurrent Neural Network through back propagation

How does Recurrent Neural Network updates its weights and bias through backpropagation? Is time taken into account while updating the weights of a RNN using Backpropagation through time(BPTT)?"
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The first impact of artificial intelligence on human society?

When and where the basic concept of artificial intelligence begin ? The first impact of artificial intelligence on human society?
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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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How does the uniform-cost search algorithm work?

What is the uniform-cost search algorithm? How does it work? I would appreciate to see a graphical execution of the algorithm. How does the "frontier" evolve in the case of UCS?
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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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When should the iterative deepening search and the depth-limited search be used?

When should the iterative deepening search (IDS), also called iterative deepening depth-first search (IDDFS), and the depth-limited search be used?
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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 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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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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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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What is the name of an AI system that learns by trial and error?

Imagine a system that controls dampers in a complex vent system that has an objective to perfectly equalize the output from each vent. The system has sensors for damper position, flow at various ...
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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 best book for learn Artificial Intelligence [closed]

What is the best book for learn Artificial Intelligence?
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Dependance of Value Function of an MDP on Policy

From what I understand, the value function estimates how 'good' it is for an agent to be in a state and a policy is a mapping of actions to state. So if I have understood value function and policies ...
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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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How can I classify relevant and irrelevant images from the Database?

I have a mixed image database(unstructured data). In the database there are some images that i am interested in and I want to discard the rest by using cnn. I am not looking for specific objects in ...
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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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How to implement an artificial network that outputs an integer within a range?

The goal is to implement an artificial network that, based on training samples labelled with positive integers, outputs a positive integer. Perhaps I am not searching for the correct thing but all ...