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Are Siri and Cortana AI programs?

Siri and Cortana communicate pretty much like humans. Unlike Google now which mainly gives us search results when asked some questions (not setting alarms or reminders), Siri and Cortana provide us ...
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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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Are there any applications of reinforcement learning other than games?

Is there a way to teach reinforcement learning in applications other than games? The only examples I can find on the Internet are of game agents. I understand that VNC's control the input to the ...
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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 AI programming useful in everyday programs?

I'm curious about Artificial Intelligence. In my everyday job I develop standard applications, like websites with basic functionalities like user subscription, file upload, forms saved in a database......
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Could there be existential threats to humanity due to AI?

We are doing research, spending hours figuring out how we can make real AI software (intelligent agents) to work better. We are also trying to implement some applications e.g. in business, health and ...
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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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Are the dialogs at Sophia's (the robot) appearings scripted?

I talk about the robot from: Hanson Robotics, which was granted the right to citizenship from Saudi Arabia. I have found the following articles: Your new friend is a humanoid robot source: ...
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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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How could AI solve planet's major problems?

I had been reading that AI could solve planet's major problems. How could it be done? For example, how exactly could AI be applied to address climate change? What are examples of applications of AI 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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What does deep learning offer with respect to standard machine learning?

I've been reading a lot about DL. I can understand to an extent how it works, in theory at least, and how it's technically different from conventional ML. But what I'm looking for is more of a "...
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Emulating human brain - with analogous NN chips

Considering the answers of this question, emulating a human brain with the current computing capacity is currently impossible, but we aren't very far from it. Note, 1 or 2 decades ago, similar ...
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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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Are there real applications of fuzzy logic?

This question covers in detail, what fuzzy logic is and how it relates to other math fields, such as boolean algebra and sets theory. This question is also very related, but the answers are focused ...
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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 can OpenCog do?

Does anyone know what specific tasks the OpenCog environment is capable of performing? I have glanced though their wiki and a few of the pages on Goertzel's site and the AI.SE. So far I could only ...
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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, I think that AI-based Cyber Defense can prevent them. I have also read about ...
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Apply reinforcement learning algorithms to computer vision problems

Is there a way to apply reinforcement learning algorithms to computer vision problems?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I apply reinforcement learning to a game with infinitely many actions?

I am trying to figure out how to use a reinforcement learning algorithm, if possible, as a "black box" to play a game. In this game, a player has to avoid flying birds. If he wants to move, he has to ...
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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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Will AI develop in hybrid ways?

There are two general ways in which AI can interact with humans: Implants of AI devices into human bodies or brains — Such implantation has already begun with health monitors and could grow to ...
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iOS/Android Neural Network App

My Question: Is there any good neural-network-app for iOS or Android to create, train and run neural networks? I know there's NeuralMesh for Web, but I want something similar offline.
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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 I convert the problem formulation to multi-agent reinforcement learning?

I'm trying to minimize the power consumption in wireless networks and I have some constraints such as that the SINR should not pass the threshold and the power should be between the 0 and maximum ...
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Can anyone suggest a small application based on an Artificial Intelligence which can be done by a beginner in AI?

Any small application based on real world application of AI which can be done easily at home for a beginner who is trying to make use of his basic programming skills into AI at the beginning level.
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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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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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What are examples of daily life applications that use simulated annealing?

In AIMA, 3rd Edition on Page 125, Simulated Annealing is described as: Hill-climbing algorithm that never makes “downhill” moves toward states with lower value (or higher cost) is guaranteed to be ...
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Is it possible to create a 'logic system' equivalent to humans?

I've heard of AI that can solve math problems. Is it possible to create a 'logic system' equivalent to humans that can solve mathematics in the so called 'beautiful' manner? Can AI find beauty in ...
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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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How to organize artificial intelligence efforts at work?

Some context: Recently all kind of salesmen have been knocking on our company's door to provide their "artificial intelligence" expertise and projects suggestions. Some don't know the difference ...
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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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Where can we use the Bayes' theorem in artificial intelligence?

Th Bayes' rule specifies how an agent should update its belief in a proposition based on a new piece of evidence. Suppose an agent has a current belief in proposition $h$ based on evidence $k$ already ...
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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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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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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 ...