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Are there any ongoing projects which use the Stack Exchange for machine learning?

Are there any ongoing AI projects which use the Stack Exchange for machine learning?
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When should I use Reinforcement Learning vs PID Control?

When designing solutions to problems such as the Lunar Lander on OpenAIGym, Reinforcement Learning is a tempting means of giving the agent adequate action control so as to successfully land. But ...
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How should I encode the structure of a neural network into a genome?

For a deterministic problem space, I need to find a neural network with the optimal node and link structure. I want to use a genetic algorithm to simulate many neural networks to find the best network ...
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How can these 7 AI problem characteristics help me decide on an approach to a problem?

If this list1 can be used to classify problems in AI ... Decomposable to smaller or easier problems Solution steps can be ignored or undone Predictable problem universe Good solutions are ...
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Do self-driving cars resort to randomness to make decisions?

I recently heard someone make a statement that when you're designing a self-driving car, you're not building a car but really a computerized driver, so you're trying to model a human mind -- at least ...
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How can Viv generate new code based on some user's query?

I have been looking into Viv, an artificial intelligent agent in development. Here is a demonstration of Viv (by Dag Kittlaus). Based on what I understand, this AI can generate new code and execute it ...
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Why does the policy network in AlphaZero work?

In AlphaZero, the policy network (or head of the network) maps game states to a distribution of the likelihood of taking each action. This distribution covers all possible actions from that state. ...
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What are ontologies in AI?

What exactly are ontologies in AI? How should I write them and why are they important?
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How do I keep track of already visited states in breadth-first search?

I was trying to implement the breadth-first search (BFS) algorithm for the sliding blocks puzzle (number type). Now, the main thing I noticed is that, if you have a $4 \times 4$ board, the number of ...
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Can the English language ever be generalized using a set of grammar rules?

In programming languages, there is a set of grammar rules which govern the construction of valid statements and expressions. These rules help in parsing the programs written by the user. Can there ...
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Is there a trade-off between flexibility and efficiency?

A "general intelligence" may be capable of learning a lot of different things, but possessing capability does not equal actually having it. The "AGI" must learn...and that learning process can take ...
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Is analogy necessary to artificial general intelligence?

Analogies are quite powerful in communication. They allow explaining complex concepts to people with no domain knowledge, just by mapping to a known domain. Hofstadter says they matter, whereas ...
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Do I need classification or regression to predict the availability of a user given some features?

While studying data mining methods I have come to understand that there are two main categories: Predictive methods: Classification Regression Descriptive methods: Clustering Association rules ...
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What are general ideas behind OpenCog?

OpenCog is an open source AGI-project co-founded by the mercurial AI researcher Ben Goertzel. Ben Goertzel writes a lot of stuff, some of it really whacky. Nonetheless, he is clearly very intelligent ...
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Is Nassim Taleb right about AI not being able to accurately predict certain types of distributions?

So Taleb has two heuristics to generally describe data distributions. One is Mediocristan, which basically means things that are on a Gaussian distribution such as height and/or weight of people. The ...
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What is an intuitive explanation of how Google's AutoML works?

I recently read that Google has developed a new AI that anyone can upload data to and it will instantly generate models i.e. an image recognition model based off that data. Can someone explain to me ...
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How do I create an AI for a two-players board game?

Goal I want to create an artificial intelligence to compete against other players in a board game. Game explanation I have a board game similar to 'snakes and ladders'. You have to get to a final ...
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Is there a central focus on the communication methods between AI and humans?

AI is developing at a rapid pace and is becoming very sophisticated. One aspect will include the methods of interaction between AI and humans. Currently the interaction is an elementary interaction ...
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What technologies are needed for a self-driving car?

Google, Tesla or Apple have all built or are building their own self-driving cars. As an expert in a related area, I am interested in knowing at a high level, the systems and techniques that go into ...
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What does it mean to do multi-dimensional processing with tensors in tensor cores?

In some tweets about NeurIPS 2018, this video from NVIDIA appeared. At around 0.37, she says: If you think about the current computations in our deep learning systems, they are all based on Linear ...
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Which predictive algorithm can be used to predict a number given other numbers?

I am currently searching for a supervised learning algorithm that can be used to predict the output given a large enough training set. Here's a simple example. Suppose the training dataset is ...
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Is the new Alpha Go implementation using Generative Adversarial Networks?

I read through the publication Mastering the game of Go without Human Knowledge. It doesn't seem to use GANs, just a new form of search and reinforcement learning.
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What are the most important components in the algorithm of a minimum AI? [closed]

If someone wants to develop a basic AI with some code modules,Let us say the AI just has to provide an action when stimulated in a certain situation based on its previous understanding of situations. ...
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Use AI to interpret XML?

My question is more about "is it possible?" and "is this the right approach?" So let me explain what my idea is: I think about a system which gets XML documents in various structures but with ...
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How important is true randomness in AI designs?

How important is true (non-pseudo) randomness in Artificial Intelligence designs? Is there any chance that pseudo-randomness could be a barrier to more successful designs?
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Q-Learning the generic maze solution

After doing some exercices on Q-learning for maze solving, I wondered : my q-learning algorithms solve only ONE maze. The AI doesn't learn how to solve mazes, so how can I achieve it ? For instance ...
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Given two neural networks that compute two functions $f(x)$ and $g(x)$, how can I create a neural network that computes $f(x)g(x)$?

I have two functions $f(x)$ and $g(x)$, and each of them can be computed with a neural network $\phi_f$ and $\phi_g$. My question is, how can I write a neural net for $f(x)g(x)$? So, for example, if $...
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Suicide Predictor and Locator

Suicide is on the increase in my country and most victims tend to leave early traces from text messages, social media accounts, search engine queries. So I came up with the idea to develop an AI ...
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Two data classes for a convolutional neural network, can one have a LOT more images for training than the other?

I have two classes in the training set: one that has images with a feature and the other of images without that feature. Can there be a LOT more images with "no feature" so I can fit in all possible ...
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Can an AI be made to maintain a train of thought?

This mostly refers to human-like or chatbot AI, but could maybe be used in other applications (math or something?). Basically, it occurred to me, that when I'm thinking or speaking, there is a ...
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Given enough computational resources, do we currently have any algorithms which could achieve AI?

Hypothetically, assume that you have access to infinite computing power. Do we have designs for any brute-force algorithms that can find an AI capable of passing traditional tests (e.g. Turing, ...
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Are there real applications of fuzzy logic?

This question covers in detail, what fuzzy logic is and how it relates to other math fields, such as boolean algebra and sets theory. This question is also very related, but the answers are focused ...
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What functionality, does control look like in autonomous vehicles levels 4 and 5?

We are doing a research design project on autonomous vehicles and have some questions on AV Levels 4/5; specifically on the roles, impacts and consequences of AV on society, government, users and ...
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Should the prediction of the body temperature given a camera image be modelled as classification or regression?

I am fairly new to deep learning in general and I am currently facing a problem I want to solve using neural networks and I am unsure if it is a classification or regression problem. I am aware that ...
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How to turn a ternary constraint into three binary constraints?

I'm trying to solve problem 6.6 from the book Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, by Peter Norvig and Stuart Russell. This is in the context of Constraint Satisfaction Problem and how you can ...
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What should we do when we have equal observations with different labels?

Suppose we have a labeled data set with columns $A$, $B$, and $C$ and a binary outcome variable $X$. Suppose we have rows as follows: ...
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Why is AI safety so much harder than Isaac Asimov's “Three Laws of Robotics”?

I understand that AI researchers are trying to create AI designs that allow for desired behavior without undesirable side-effects. A classic example of an attempt is Isaac Asimov's Three Laws of ...
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What does “hard for AI” look like?

In theoretical computer science, there is a massive categorization of the difficulty of various computational problems in terms of their asymptotic worst-time computational complexity. There doesn't ...
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What is the relationship between robustness and adversarial machine learning?

I have been reading a lot of articles on adversarial machine learning and there are mentions of "best practices for robust machine learning". A specific example of this would be when there are ...
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How would one implement a multi-agent environment with asynchronous action and rewards per agent?

In a single agent environment, the agent takes an action, then observes the next state and reward: ...
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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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AI beginners books for coding [closed]

Does anyone know a good book to buy for beginners to coding for artificial intelligence? I have done some coding in Java and a little with Python, but I would be willing to learn a new language too.
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Context-based gap-fill face posture-mapper GAN

These images are handmade, not auto-generated like they will be in production. Apologies for inaccuracies in the graph overlay. I am trying to build an AI like that displayed in the diagram: when ...
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What machine learning algorithm should be used to analyze the relationship between strings?

I am trying to build a neural network that takes in a single string, ex: "dog" as an input, and outputs 50 or so related hashtags such as, "#pug, #dogsarelife, #realbff". I have thought of using a ...
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State of the art and possible development of judging AIs in laws field

I'd like a general explanation of that in AIs that were to mimic judges, prosecutors or lawyers, on very general terms they would act on this way for each case: A judge AI would give a verdict, ...
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Feasibility of an AI assistant to expedite game development?

Basically, an AI that can create, rig, and texture 3d models and game environments (by extrapolating from collections of reference models, according to user input), and that can set up physics and ...
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Will we be able to build an artificial intelligence that feels empathy?

Nowadays, robots or artificial agents often only perform the specific task they have been programmed to do. Will we be able to build an artificial intelligence that feels empathy, that understands ...
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Which methods or algorithms to develop a learning application?

I am creating a game application that will generate a new level based on the performance of the user in the previous level. The application is regarding language improvement, to be precise. Suppose ...
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Why do we need both the validation set and test set?

I know that this has been asked a hundred times before, however, I was not able to find a question (and an answer) which actually answered what I wanted to know, respectively, which explained it in a ...
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AI on Academic vs Industry vs Competition

When we are working on an AI project, does the background or the domain make the process different? The "domain" I mean here is like AI for academic research, AI for industry, and AI for competition. ...

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