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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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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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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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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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Grouping products and naming groups

I'm working on a home tool that will help create a shopping list from a list of recipes chosen for a coming week. This boils down to: Extracting ingredients and their quantities from recipes. ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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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 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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What are some examples of everyday systems that use AI?

I would like to know some daily basis applications of AI. I think these might be relevant examples: Google search engine Face recognition on iPhone Are my examples correct? Could you provide some ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How close we are to replacing guide dogs with AI?

Were there any successful attempts to replace poor guide dogs used for blind people with AI to achieve similar rate of success? I guess dogs could be easily distracted and not reliable for every ...
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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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What are the dangers of AI applications for nuclear industry?

I've found this old scientific paper from 1988 about introduction of AI into nuclear power fields. Were or still are there any dangers by application of such algorithm? Are nuclear power plants or ...
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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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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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