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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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What are some examples of statistical AI applied to real-world problems?

I believe that statistical AI uses inductive thought processes. For example, deducing a trend from a pattern, after training. What are some examples of successfully applied statistical AI to real-...
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Examples of uses of artificial intelligence at work

I'm going to give a talk, and I'm preparing the material. The purpose of the conversation is to convince companies in my region that it is possible to apply artificial intelligence in solving everyday ...
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AI applications of the Fibonacci series

I have been looking at Fibonacci series, the golden ratio and its uses in nature, like how flowers and animals grow based on the series. I was wondering whether we could use the Fibonacci series and ...
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What are the possible future applications of intelligent agents? [closed]

I am trying to do some experiments with some intelligent agents, but I'm not sure how significant they will be in the future. Can someone explain some interesting scenarios, maybe some use-cases of ...
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What is the difference between learning and non-learning agents?

What is the difference between learning agents and other types of agents? In what ways learning agents can be applied? Do learning agents differ from deep learning
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Analyze the pattern of merchants account transactions in a bank [closed]

How can I analyze the pattern of merchants account transactions in a bank and identify the merchants that are becoming inactive? Which methods should I use to solve this problem?
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How can a virtual reality system be made artificially intelligent?

I am currently working on a Virtual reality project that aims at creating a VR based simulation environment for educational purposes. I am aiming to make it artificially intelligent as well so it that ...
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Artificial intelligence in the public and global sector

Today, AI is mainly driven by own-profit-oriented companies (e.g. Facebook, Amazon, Google). Admittedly, there's a lot of AI in the health sector (even in the public health sector) and there's a lot ...
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What is meant by the research topic “Humanitarian AI”?

What exactly is meant by "humanitarian AI"? What research areas does this cover? AI in healthcare? Algorithmic fairness? Applications of AI for economic development? Can anyone provide links to ...
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Do VR, AR and MR use any machine learning or deep learning?

I wonder if Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) use any machine learning or deep learning? For example in AR, the virtual objects are brought into the real world, does ...
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When is deep learning overkill?

For example, for classifying emails as spam, is it worthwhile - from a time/accuracy perspective - to apply deep learning (if possible) instead of another machine learning algorithm? Will deep ...
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Would it be ethical to use AI to determine a user’s gender from the content they upload, without them knowing?

I’ve been thinking about this for a few days and can’t tell if this would feel morally just to an average user
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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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What are the applications of ant colony optimization algorithms?

I'm interested in ant colony optimization algorithms and bee algorithms,but I'm confused what are the applications of these algorithms Can you suggest me some examples of applications can I work on?
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Do you know any examples of geometric deep learning used in industry?

I'm interested in the industrial use of GDL (see https://arxiv.org/abs/1611.08097). Is it used in industry? That is, does any company have access to non-Euclidean data and process it directly instead ...
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Which artificial intelligence algorithms could use tensor specific hardware?

AI algorithms involving neural networks can use tensor specific hardware. Are there any other artificial intelligence algorithms that could benefit from many tensor calculations in parallel? Are ...
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Resources on incremental and online learning novelty detection algorithms

Can you please point me to some good tutorials/examples on the application of incremental (online) learning novelty detection algorithms?
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How does Tara AI work?

Cisco and other companies are using Tara AI—a matching tool that connects IT projects with freelancers who have the exact skills required to complete them. Looking for an explanation of how Tara AI ...