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What are the main benefits of using Bayesian networks?

I have some trouble understanding the benefits of Bayesian networks. Am I correct that the key benefit of the network is that one does not need to use the chain rule of probability in order to ...
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What's up with Neural Stochastic Differential Equations from a practical standpoint?

I've spent a few days reading some of the new papers about Neural SDEs. For example, here is one from Tzen and Raginsky and here is one that came out simultaneously by Peluchetti and Favaro. There are ...
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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 neural networks be used to study (elementary) number theoretic problems?

Can neural networks be used to study (elementary) number theoretic problems? What are examples where this has been done in the past? Or is there on the contrary an understanding that neural networks ...
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Do any practical deep learning algorithms deal with tensors containing non-real entries?

In deep learning, most of the applications are from text and images. Both text and images can be converted into a tensor of real numbers. Other than both mentioned above, there may be some other real-...
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What are the practical problems where full bayesian treatment is affordable?

Suppose, I have a problem, where there is rather a small number of training samples, and transfer learning from ImageNet or some huge NLP dataset is not relevant for this task. Due to the small number ...
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Are there any successful applications of transformers of small size (<10k weights)?

In the problems of NLP and sequence modeling, the Transformer architectures based on the self-attention mechanism (proposed in Attention Is All You Need) have achieved impressive results and now are ...
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What's an example of a simple policy but a complex value function?

Hado van Hasselt, a researcher at DeepMind, mentioned in one of his videos (from 7:20 to 8:20) on Youtube (about policy gradient methods) that there are cases when the policy is very simple compared ...
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Why are conics important in computer vision?

The book Multiple View Geometry in Computer Vision by Richard Hartley and Andrew Zisserman talks about lines, points and conics. A conic is a curve described by a second-degree equation in the plane, ...
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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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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 neuro-fuzzy systems be used for supervised learning tasks with tabular data?

Is it possible to use neuro-fuzzy systems for problems where ANNs are currently being used, for instance, when you have tabular data for regression or classification tasks? What kind of advantage can ...
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What are the main technologies needed to build an AI for Warcraft 3's mod DotA?

What are the main technologies needed to build an AI for Warcraft 3's mod Defense of the Ancients (DotA)? Maybe I can take inspiration from OpenAI's work.
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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 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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How do probabilistic graphical models factor into modern machine learning?

I just finished the three-part series of Probabilistic Graphical Models courses from Stanford over on Coursera. I got into them because I realized there is a certain class of problem for which the ...
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Is there an efficiency swarm Intelligence algorithm for off-chain channels routing in blockchain?

One of the solutions to scale blockchain is to use off-chain channels. You can find its definition here: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Off-Chain_Transactions. However, one of the problems of off-chain ...
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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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Does reaching the global optima guarantee good performance in a task?

It is to my understanding that, in deep learning, we are essentially trying to minimize the loss function that we have defined and reach its global optima through some form of optimization technique. ...
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When is an object detection approach over a CNN approach appropriate?

I understand that CNNs are for image classification while object detection is for localization + classification of the objects detected. However, in particular, AI for chest radiographs, why is object ...
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What is Grenander's pattern theory?

I came across Grenander's work "Probabilities on Algebraic Structures" recently, and I found that much of Grenander's work focused on what he called "Pattern Theory." He's written ...
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What are the use-cases of self-replicating neural networks?

I started researching the subject of self-replication in neural networks, and unexpectedly I saw that there is not much research on this subject. I should mention I am new in the field of NNs. This ...
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Why is domain adaptation and generative modelling for knowledge graphs still not applied widely in enterprise data? What are the challenges?

I see that domain adaptation and transfer learning has been widely adopted in image classification and semantic segmentation analysis. But it's still lacking in providing solutions to enterprise data, ...
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How is depth perception (e.g. in autonomous driving) addressed without using a Lidar or Radar unit?

For practical applications, like autonomous driving, depth perception is needed to make useful decisions. How is this normally addressed without using a LIDAR or RADAR unit (but using a camera)?
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Creating 4k HDR video from 720p footage

So, my company recently bought a big 4k HDR TV for our reception, where we keep showing some videos that were originally shot/created at 720p resolution. Before this, we had a relatively small HD TV, ...
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Is there an AI system that, given a patient's symptoms, produces a diagnosis and suggests a treatment?

Is there an AI system (preferably, one that interacts with the human, such as a chatbot like this one) that, given some input (e.g. entered into the system by writing text), such as a person's ...
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What are some real-world products or applications that can be developed using GANs?

GANs have shown good progress across a wide variety of domains ranging from image translation, image generation, text to image synthesis, audio/video generation, image super-resolution and many more. ...
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Use cases for AI inside the software company

This question is a bit philosophic and is about making new use cases for software companies. Let me describe what exist for now, why it is not enough, and what is needed. I know that there are a lot ...
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How should I define the state space for this life science problem?

I would like to ask for a piece of advice with regard to Q-learning. I am studying RL and would like to do a basic project applied to life science and calculate the reward. I have been trying to get ...
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Is it useful to train a CycleGAN in a supervised setting?

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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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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Dialects classification using deep learning

Dialects differ a lot between cities in my country, Syria. People sometimes express themselves using different local phrases and idioms which refer to the same topic. So, I came up with the idea of ...
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What is the relation between optimality theory and AI?

How do the basic components optimality theory apply to artificial intelligence? How is optimality theory related to neural network research?
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Where or for what could genetic algorithms be used in the context of project management?

Where or for what could genetic algorithms (GA) be used in the context of project management (PM)? I thought about task dispatching, but I'm looking for other potential uses of GAs in the context of ...
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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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What are some applications of virtual try-on other than in the fashion industry?

I've been considering doing research in virtual try-on technology. There are various computer vision techniques that go into this, but I was wondering if there is any potential application of virtual ...
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Usecases where pretrained models are used without retraining

I was starting out with deep learning and come across a lot of pretrained models in frameworks and sites such as tensorflow model zoo. Are these models actually used by other developers in real use ...
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Which NLP applications are based on recurrent neural networks?

Some of the NLP applications taken from this link NLP Applications: Machine Translation Speech Recognition Sentiment Analysis Question Answering Automatic Summarization Chatbots Market Intelligence ...