# Questions tagged [algorithm]

For questions about algorithm's that exhibit characteristics of intelligence, or are critical components in systems that exhibit intelligence, and problem-solving and goal-based algorithms in general.

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### How to open up a rigid structure made of connected panels?

By open up I mean slightly open up so that a theoretical structure of panels with no width looks three-dimensional. The original structure being an ideal object where any number several panels can ...
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### Which features and algorithm could optimize this air-conditioner problem?

Imagine we have 2 air conditioner systems (AA) and 2 "free cooling" systems which mix external and internal air (FC) in a closed box which always tends to warm up. For each system, we have to find ...
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### First Order Logic: Unification of positive and negative literals

While unifying two literals, can we unify a positive and negative literal. For e.g, p(x) with ~P(A)? Is this unifiable using the substitution {x/A}. Russel & Norvig textbook doesn't say anything ...
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### To create “Edit tool” or editor based on Notepad [closed]

I am trying to develop an Editor that can be based on Notepad. The only purpose for this development is I want to use this for my coding suggestions and possibly ...
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### How can we build word embeddings for a language? [closed]

Which algorithms are there to create word embeddings for a given language?
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### In RL, if I assign the rewards for better positional play, the algorithm is learning nothing?

I'm creating an RL application for the game Connect Four. If I tell the algorithm which moves/token positions will receive greater rewards, surely it's not actually learning anything; it's just a ...
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### How do I choose the search algorithm for a particular task?

How do I choose the search algorithm for a particular task? Which criteria should I take into account?
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### LinUCB with Hybrid Linear Models

In Li et al. (2010)'s highly cited paper, they talk about LinUCB with hybrid linear models in Section 3.2. They motivate this by saying, "In many applications including ours, it is helpful to use ...
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### What algorithm should I use to classify documents?

I'd like to build a program that would learn to automatically classify documents. The principle would be that, for each new document I add to the system, it would automatically infer in which category ...
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### Do you need single or multiple networks to detect multiple faces?

Given pictures with multiple features such as faces, can single AI algorithm detect all of them, or for better reliability is it preferred to use separate instances? In other words I'm talking about ...
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### How to understand the 4 steps of Monte Carlo Tree Search

From many blogs and this one https://web.archive.org/web/20160308070346/http://mcts.ai/about/index.html We know that the process of MCTS algorithm has 4 steps. Selection: Starting at root nodeĀ R,...
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### Is an optimization algorithm equivalent to a neural network?

Is an optimization algorithm equivalent to a neural network?
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### Given a query image Q and two other images X and Y, how to determine which one is most similar to Q?

Given a query image Q and two other images X and Y (you can assume they have more or less the same resolutions if that simplifies the problem), which algorithm would perform extremely well at ...
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### How to add contextual follow up like Google Assistant

I am developing PDA like Google assistant on Android. So far, so good. But now, I want to add contextual follow up like Google assistant so it can keep the train of thought. As demonstrated here- ...
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### Which algorithm for scheduling race grid?

I want to plot a schedule of races based on rules. Rules like "each team needs at least 2 races between their next race" and some teams (e.g. collegiate) need to be clumped near each other. What ...
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### Is Deep Learning the repeated application of Linear Regression?

Looking for an explanation of the linear regression estimation method in deep learning.
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### How to efficiently interpret phrases in a Python AI?

I have started to make a Python AI, and thee beginning of its code looks something like this: ...
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### How to store datasets of lexical connections?

I'm investigating the possibility of storing the semantic-lexical connections (such as the relationships to the other words such as phrases and other dependencies, its strength, part of speech, ...
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### Use AI to auto-correlate the words of human-translated texts?

There are many, many literary works in the public domain, along with human translations, many of which have entered the public domain as well. (Public domain = easily available) In order for me to ...
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### Number of node expansions performed by Breadth first search

an agent aims to find a path on a hexagonal map with initial state s0 in the center and goal state sā at the bottom as depicted below. The map is parametrized by the distance n ā„ 1 from s0 to any of ...
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### How to find the subject in a text?

I often develop bots and I need to understand what some people are saying. Examples: - I want an apple - I want an a p p l e How do I find the object (apple)? I honestly don't know where to start ...
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### Is there any way can teach AI creative painting (not convert photo to paint)?

I have already know AI can paint, by using genetic algorithm, there are already lots of works such as this and this.In addition, I also know AI can compose : Song from PI: A musically plausible ...
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### Which method of tree searching should be used for this board game?

Suppose the following properties of a board game: High branching factor in the beginning of the game (~500) which slowly tends towards 0 at the end of the game Evaluation of the any given board ...
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### Algorithm to train a neural network against differentiable and non-differentiable databases?

Let's say I have two databases, $(\mathbf{x_i}, \mathbf{\hat{p_i}})$ and $(\mathbf{x_j}, \mathbf{\hat{q_j}})$. A neural network with weights $\theta$ can receive an input $\mathbf{x}$ and produce an ...
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### Is my 57% sports betting accuracy correct?

I have been creating sports betting algorithms for many years using Microsoft access and I am transitioning to the ML world and trying to get a grasp on determining the success of my algorithms. I ...
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### Is subsection generation $O(n^4)$

When I say template matching, I'm referring to finding occurrences of a small image (the template) in a larger image. The OpenCV library provides the trivial solution, that slides the template over ...
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### Can we solve an $8 \times 8$ sliding puzzle using hill climbing?

Can we solve an $8 \times 8$ sliding puzzle using a random-restart hill climbing technique (steepest-ascent)? If yes, how much computing power will this need? And what is the maximum $n \times n$ that ...
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### Algorithm which learns to select from proposed options

My goal is to write a program that automatically selects a routing out of multiple proposed options. The data consists out of the multiple proposed options with each the attributes time, costs and ...
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### What algorithm to use for finding artists/bands in text and differentiating between artists that share the same name

Here's the data I have: Text from articles from various music blogs & music news sites (title, summary, full content, and sometimes tags). I used a couple different NLP/NER tools (nltk, ...
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### Is there an algorithm for “contextual recognition” with probabilities?

Example 1 An object is composed of 3 sub-objects. Object 1: 90% looks like an eye 10% looks like a wheel Object 2: 50% looks like an eye 50% looks like a wheel Object 3: 90% looks like a mouth 10% ...
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### What ML algorithms would you suggest in fraud detection?

There are a lot of ML algorithms suggested for fraud detection. Now, I have not been able to find a general overview for all of them. My goal is to create this overview. What algorithms would you ...
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### I am trying to create a network with dynamic connections for every different training example

I have developed a new algorithm which has dynamic connections. it is based off of the following paper: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/...
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### Discover a grammar from a set of phrases

The use case would be to give to digest to an ANTLR variant of, a huge data set of phrases of a language, and hopefully progress to discover a ponderated tree or graph, or some sort of mathematics ...
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### How to approach a problem with infinite solutions

Think Angry Birds kind of game. You need to hit a target at some point by adjusting angle and power. There is infinite number of parabolas that will solve this problem. My problem is not exactly that ...
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### Railway set artificial inteligence [closed]

P3 A basic wooden railway set contains the pieces shown in Figure 3 The task is to connect these pieces into a railway that has no overlapping tracks and no loose ends where a train could run off onto ...
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### Can AC-3 algorithm solve N-Queens problem?

I am building CSP NQueens solver and apply the AC-3 algorithm.But,the domain reduction doesn't occur and gets more search time.How does it happen?Is it a nature of AC-3 algorithm?
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### Action spaces for an RTS game

I think reinforcement learning would be a good fit for this problem, but I am not sure of how to deal with a seemingly infinite number of actions. In the beginning of each game (generic RTS game), the ...
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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 I calculate the shortest route between two 2d vector points with obstacles?

I have a 2D plane, with a fixed height and width of 10M. The plane has a robot in the point (1,2.2), and an electric outlet in the point (8.2, 9.1). The plane has a series of obstacles like polygons ...
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### How to translate algorithm from logic to equation, and back?

I just recently got into machine learning, and have been hitting a lot of obstacles understanding the algorithms involved in the programmings. My issue isnt with the programming, but how they're ...
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### What is the genetic algorithm for? [duplicate]

I am new in the field of genetic algorithms, and I want to learn to use them in practice. How the genetic algorithm work and why it is applied ?
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### Change parameter in Karaboga's code of ABC algorithm

I'm working on a problem and need to use Karaboga's code of the ABC algorithm but I have some questions... Does this formula for calculating a parameter have to be changed: ...
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### Which is the most straight forward approach for planning algorithm?

Which is the most straight forward approach for planning algorithm?can we use random algorithm like BFS,DFS,RBFS etc?
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### How to improve efficiency of backtracking?

Backtracking search is the basic uninformed algorithm for CSPs (constraint satisfaction problems). What are the directions along which backtracking efficiency can be improved ?
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### Question in NLP [closed]

I'm working on a project,whereby; one of the actors is "Teacher" and it's role will be, insert the course name, outcomes of skills, then insert the question, student degree and automatically will be ...
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### Simple question about HS algorithm's formul(Optical flow)

In the below pic, I can not understand what U vector is? It says flow field but I can not imagie what really is the flow field?
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### How does this part of algorithm works?(K-means)

I can't understand the red box. what do does that 1 do before {c(I)=j} ? Also how does all the algorithms work? May someone ...
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### Grouping items by relationships of their owners

I have a set of data representing many sellers and the items they sell. There is an overlap between the various sellers' items. These items come from various distributors and typically an item comes ...
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### Tuning the parameters of Particle swarm optimization (PSO)

To tune the parameters of Particle swarm optimization (PSO), there are two methods offline and online. In offline manner, the meta-optimization is used to tune the parameters of PSO by using another ...
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### Could we have a phone control itself?

A phone can capture an image that lies on the front of the screen. It is also possible to manipulate input of the touchscreen using various programs and external devices. If we combine these two ...