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Which computer scientists have received the Turing Award specifically for their contributions to Artificial Intelligence?

Many people have heard of Hinton, Bengio, and LeCun in recent years, given the popularity of deep learning and neural networks, and their contributions to this subfield of Artificial Intelligence. For ...
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Is there any branch of AI that deals with genes?

The spectrum of AI is so big and nowadays we can see its expansion in different branches of knowledge. For suppose, there is the branch of AI called crypto-ai, ...
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Which historically relevant programs were developed in LISP in the early days of AI?

LISP stands for List Processing. In this functional programming language, programs look like lists and can be treated as data (hence the name). It was designed by John McCarthy (one of the official ...
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How much statistics is involved in AI?

I am a 3rd-year math major, who is interested in computer science, particularly algorithms and competitive programming (did some olympiads in high school, ACM ICPC in university, etc.), and I have ...
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Is case-based reasoning a machine learning technique?

A few years ago when I was in university, I had implemented (for my final year project) an Itinerary Planning System, which incorporates an AI technique called "case-based reasoning". Is ...
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Why is depth-first search an artificial intelligence algorithm?

I'm new to the artificial intelligence field. In our first chapters, there is one topic called "problem-solving by searching". After searching for it on the internet, I found the depth-first ...
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Which fields of AI are actively researching consciousness?

Max Tegmark discusses the topic of consciousness in his book Life 3.0 and comes to the conclusion, that consciousness is substrate independent. If his analysis is correct, it should be possible to ...
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How to find AI specialists interested in additive Manufacturing [closed]

We recently founded a company in the area of additive manufacturing. Our development focuses on making the process easier and liberate time to the user, which I personally believe in as the ultimate ...
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Which field to study to learn & create a.i generated simulations?

I wasn't sure how to title this question so pardon me please. You may have seen at least one video of those "INSANE A.I created simulation of {X} doing {Y & Z} like the following ones: A.I ...
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If expert systems are a bunch of if-then-else statements, then how are they termed as AI?

An artificial intelligence (AI) is often defined as something that can learn over time and can imitate human behaviors. If an Expert system (e.g. MYCIN) that only involves if-then-else statements ...
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Is the emergence of the field "psychology of artificial intelligence" necessary? [closed]

Is the emergence of a subfield of psychology, "psychology of artificial intelligence", possible and necessary? If so, what questions it will address and will try to solve? Possibly, it could also ...
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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 is artificial intelligence?

What is the definition of artificial intelligence?
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What noteworthy contributions have Chinese AI researchers made in the field of artificial intelligence?

In recent years, China has made rapid progress in manufacturing and scientific research, as evidenced by their successful teleportation of a single quantum entangled photon to a satellite in orbit. My ...
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Why spend so much time and money to build AIs to play games?

I was reading about John McCarthy and his orthodox vision of Artificial Intelligence. To me, it seems like he was not very much in favour of resources (like time and money) being used to make AIs play ...
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How can one distinguish between an AI and a "sufficiently advanced algorithm"?

Any sufficiently advanced algorithm is indistinguishable from AI.---Michael Paulukonis According to What are the minimum requirements to call something AI?, there are certain requirements that a ...
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When did Artificial Intelligence research first start?

When did research into Artificial Intelligence first begin? Was it called Artificial Intelligence then or was there another name?
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What is the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning?

These two terms seem to be related, especially in their application in computer science and software engineering. Is one a subset of another? Is one a tool used to build a system for the other? What ...