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Are there any public real-life code examples of ML applications in Python?

Problems I often face at work usually differ from tutorial or book-like examples so I end up with a code that works but it's not elegant and takes too much time to write. I wanted to ask you if there ...
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How do recommendation systems work?

How do recommendation systems (e.g. on Youtube) work? Apparently, every user gets different recommendations depending on his location, his past liked videos, etc. So it would seem like a training ...
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CycleGAN for paired data

I am very interested in the application of CycleGANs. I understand the concept of unpaired data and it makes sense to me. But now a question comes to my mind: what if I have enough paired image data, ...
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Using ML to analyze Facebook posts

First of all, I should mention that I have a very basic knowledge of ML so I apologize if this question seems trivial or stupid. I am working on a small personal project, basically an app that ...
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Can an AI be trained to generate the outline of a story?

I know that one of the recent fads right now is to train a neural network to generate screenplays and new episodes of e.g. the Friends or The Simpsons, and that's fine: it's interesting and might be ...
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Applications of genetic algorithms in project management

Do you see any GA Application that could support Project Management? I thought about Task Dispatching. I am curious about your ideas.
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How to detect frauds in advertising business using machine learning?

I am very beginner to this world. I still learning the basics of Machine learning and AI but i have a problem at hand and i am not sure which technique or Algorithm can be applied on it. I am working ...
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How can I predict the nutrients in dishes given the ingredients used to prepare them?

I want to know which algorithm will work most efficiently for calculating nutrients present in a food dish if I am giving the ingredients used in the food. Basically, let us assume that I want to make ...
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Why can't LSTMs tell a long story?

There is a recent trend in people using LSTMs to write novels. I haven’t attempted this myself. From what I’m hearing, they can tell a story, but it seems they lose the context of the story rather ...
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Is it a good idea to use BERT to answer a FAQ with semantic similarity?

I have been looking for BERT for many tasks. I would like to compare the performance to answer an FAQ, using BERT semantic similarity and BERT Q/A. However, I'm not sure it is a good idea to use ...
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Is it possible to use AI to reverse engineer software?

I was thinking of something of the sort: Build a program (call this one fake user) that generates lots and lots and lots of data based on the usage of another program (call this one target) using ...
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Can AI stop attacks like WannaCry?

I have done some research regarding the application of machine learning to cyber-security. After these recent attacks (like WannaCry), I think that AI-based cyber defense can prevent them. I have also ...
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How do I choose the best algorithm for a board game like checkers?

How do I choose the best algorithm for a board game like checkers? So far, I have considered only three algorithms, namely, minimax, alpha-beta pruning, and Monte Carlo tree search (MCTS). Apparently,...
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How can I create an artificially intelligent aimbot for a game like CS:GO?

How can I create an artificially intelligent aimbot for a game like Counter-Strike Global Offensive (CS:GO)? I have an initial solution (or approach) in mind. We can train an image recognition model ...
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How does deepfake technology work with multiple people in a single frame?

I was watching this video from corridor crew, according to them, they have used deepfake technology to create this video. I myself have never made a deepfake videos, but I have enough knowledge in the ...
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Can OpenAI simulations be used in real world applications?

I know that classical control systems have been used to solve the problem of the inverted pendulum - inverted pendulum. But I've seen that people have also used machine learning techniques to solve ...
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Can reinforcement learning algorithms be applied to computer vision problems?

Can reinforcement learning algorithms be applied to computer vision problems? If yes, what are some examples of these applications?
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How Swarm Intelligence can empower Blockchain?

Are there examples of applications in blockchain consensus using swarm intelligence, as opposed to classical consensus mechanisms like PoW or PBFT? Please note that recent classical consensuses, ...
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Can AI improve the online casino experience?

I read this German article and was wondering if there was any truth in it? Wie kann die KI das Casino-Erlebnis verbessern? (How can AI improve the casino experience?) Is this article accurate and ...
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Can Artificial Intelligence be utilized for religious needs?

Artificial Intelligence is often utilized to increase the productivity. A typical example is a pick&place robot arm who helps a company to reduce the costs. The idea is, that the robotarm works ...
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How can we encourage data analysts and decision-makers to adopt AI?

Nowadays, there is too much data for humans to work on alone, and it is very normal for data analysts to use AI techniques to treat and process these data so it can lead to a faster and more accurate ...
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Is the Assumption-based Truth Maintenance System still used?

Is the Assumption-based Truth Maintenance System still used to maintain consistency while explicitly accounting for assumptions?
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Can Machine Learning be applied to decipher the script of lost ancient languages?

Can Machine Learning be applied to decipher the script of lost ancient languages (namely, languages that were being used many years ago, but currently are not used in human societies and have been ...
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What are the best algorithms for image segmentation tasks?

I recently started looking for networks that focus on image segmentation tasks related to biomedical applications. I could not miss the publication U-Net: Convolutional Networks for Biomedical Image ...
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How do I predict the occurrence of rare events?

I am trying to predict crime. I have data with factors: location, keyword description of the crime, time crime occurred and so on. This is for crimes that occurred in the past. I would like to treat ...
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Can alpha-beta pruning be used for applications apart from games?

Can alpha-beta pruning/ minimax be used for systems apart from games? Like for selecting the right customer for a product, etc. (the typical data science problems)? I have seen people do it, but can't ...
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Where are reinforcement algorithms used in financial services?

One of the most common misconceptions about reinforcement learning (RL) applications is that, once you deploy them, they continue to learn. And, usually, I'm left having to explain this. As part of my ...
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Is artificial intelligence and, in particular, neural networks being used in real-world critical applications?

Is artificial intelligence and, in particular, neural networks being used in real-world critical applications and devices? I had a discussion with my colleague who states that nobody would use ...
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An “elevator pitch” breakdown of areas of applications for Reinforcement Learning & Neural Networks vs. Genetic Algorithms

I'm looking for an "elevator pitch" breakdown of areas of applications for Reinforcement Learning & Neural Networks vs. Genetic Algorithms, both actual and theoretical. Links are welcome, but ...
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How can I benchmark an application of ant colony optimization?

In my research on video games path finding I'm using ant colony optimization, not only to find the shortest path, but also to add some unpredictability and adaptiveness to bots path finding. It works ...
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What are criteria for ML model to be satisfactory for commercial use?

I often read "the performance of the system is satisfactory" or " when your model is satisfactory". But what does it mean in the context of Machine Learning? Are there any clear and/or generic ...
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Applications of AI for creatives and artists

I have just watched a few videos on Tedtalks talking about how AI benefits creatives and artists but none of the videos I watched provided further resources for reference. So far, I have only came ...
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In what ways can financial markets be hacked? [Algorithmic Trading]

There was a recent question on adversarial AI applications, which led me to start digging around. Here my interest is not general, but specific: What are the vulnerabilities of automated trading ...
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What are examples of optimization problems that can be solved using a genetic algorithm?

I'm trying to learn how a genetic algorithm can solve optimization problems. I have already learned how a genetic algorithm can solve knapsack, TSP and set cover problems. I'm looking for some other ...
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What are the real-life applications of Transfer Learning in Machine Learning?

What are the real-life applications of Transfer Learning in Machine Learning? I am particularly interested in industrial applications of the concept.
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What are all the different kinds of neural networks used for?

I found the following neural network cheat sheet (Cheat Sheets for AI, Neural Networks, Machine Learning, Deep Learning & Big Data). What are all these different kinds of neural networks used ...
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Is there a GAN that can be used for sequence prediction?

I want to use a GAN for sequence prediction, in a similar way that we use RNNs for sequence prediction. I want to test its performance in comparison with RNNs. Is there a GAN that can be used for ...
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Which movies have the most realistic artificial intelligence?

I want to give some examples of AI via movies to my students. There are many movies that include AI, whether being the main character or extras. Which movies have the most realistic (the most ...
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Examples of ontologies made with AI

I'm looking for more or less successful artificial intelligence usage examples to build an ontology or rationale why it can't be done. I found a lot of articles on how to use ontologies for AI, but ...
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If deep learning is a black box, then why are companies still investing in it?

If deep learning is a black box, then why are companies still investing in it?
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Can machine learning be used to improve the average case complexity of an algorithm?

I am developing an algorithm that, in certain moment, must explore an exponential number of objects derived from a graph: ...
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How to recognize arbitrary symbols within an image?

I want to investigate whether I could use AI to count arbitrary symbols on an image. Here's an example image like one I would be talking about, I wanted to know if there's an algorithm or an ...
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What are AI use cases for communication service providers?

I am currently looking for AI use cases for Telco. What are the different AI use cases for Telcos/communication service providers?
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How do I find the distance?

I am looking for solving this problem with training a deep learning-based classifier or image processing techniques. ps. I exactly do not need to know how much is distance, I only need to know whether ...
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Are there communities dealing with costs-vs-accuracy tradeoffs in Machine Learning?

My group is working on a ML model that can work with little data (and bad accuracy) as long as there actually is little data available but can easily be extended as soon as said data becomes available ...
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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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Can neuroevolution be used for solving tasks other than games?

I'm seeing a lot of examples of neuroevolution techniques involving games or robot problems. Can neuroevolution be used for solving tasks other than games? For example, how could you transform a CSV ...
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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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Why is graph convolution network in time-varying graphs useful for anomaly detection?

In this paper, the authors refer to the application of time-varying graphs as an open problem. And they say it will be useful for anomaly detection in financial networks, etc. But why is that useful?
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Can current AI techniques distinguish a fake old paper from a real one?

It is an easy matter to make a paper look old, for example, using any of the techniques explained on this page of WikiHow: https://www.wikihow.com/Make-Paper-Look-Old. Is current AI sufficient to ...