Questions tagged [automation]

Use for questions related to automation. (All automation may be said to be a function of applied intelligence--or algorithms.) Suitable for questions on industrial automation, autonomous vehicles, autonomous weapons systems, etc., and may also be extended to virtual automation, such as automated trading systems, etc.

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Framework/language for automated design of physical objects

The idea of using AI to automatically propose new designs for physical objects seems very interesting. Looking at some proofs-of-concept, e.g. https://www.autodesk.com/solutions/generative-design, I ...
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Algorithm which learns to select from proposed options

My goal is to write a program that automatically selects a routing out of multiple proposed options. The data consists out of the multiple proposed options with each the attributes time, costs and ...
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Is the imagination of AI limited to our own imagination?

Is AI limited by the fact that it requires us to give it a task or goal to achieve? It has all the capability to get to that goal in ways we might not think of but it still only gets to a goal we can ...
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Are AI systems that Screen Job Applicants in a Video Call likely to be Legal?

There was an interesting piece in the Washington Post on Tuesday discussing the growing use of HireVue. HireVue is used to screen applications for jobs. It appears to do this both by administering ...
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Is it possible for an AI to work in a computer without the power cord being plugged in?

Could an Artificial Intelligence be able to interact (see, talk, etc.) with someone even when there's no power cord connected to the machine it's running on? Might it find some way to generate its own ...
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Are simple animal snares and traps a form of automation? Of computation?

I'm trying to understand the relationship of humans and automation, historically and culturally. I ask because the waterclock is generally considered the earliest form of automation, but snares and ...
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Why not go another layer deeper with Auto-AutoML?

So I'm finding AutoML to be pretty interesting but I'm still learning how it all works. I've played with the incredibly broken AutoKeras and got some decent results. The question is, if you are using ...
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Detecting abnormalities in x-rays while taking into account demographics of a patient -automated

This is my first post so please forgive me for any mistakes. I am working on an object detection algorithm that can detect abnormalities in an x-ray. As a prototype, I will be using yolov3 (more ...
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Will/can AI be the worst enemy to humanity?

This is the question which always is being discussed. Will artificial intelligence be the undefeatable enemy for human beings? Like the Slaughter Bots (Killer Microdrones technology) can kill a ...
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Automation the import of files to Database

I don't know if this it's possible but nowadays as almost everything is possible I am asking to see if anyone has any idea. The problem is: Regularly I have to import files (CSV, XML, Excel, ...) to ...
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What functionality, does control look like in autonomous vehicles levels 4 and 5?

We are doing a research design project on autonomous vehicles and have some questions on AV Levels 4/5; specifically on the roles, impacts and consequences of AV on society, government, users and ...
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Which do you think would be more helpful to humanity, AI or Automation, and why?

Which do you think would be more helpful to humanity, AI or Automation, and why? how can we differentiate between them?
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are there any Machine Learning algorithms for comparing files

So, in situations where some output-data-chunks could change without changing the input data from time to time, it could be challenging to automate the testing process. My question is, are there any ...
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Can AutoKeras be used for neural networks of PyTorch

I use PyTorch, bauces AllenNLP is built on it and good libraries are for it. But can AutoKeras be used for PyTorch based ML pipelines, or am I required to switch to Keras? Google is quite silent when ...
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What were the criticisms of the BACON algorithm?

The BACON algorithm, introduced by Pat Langley and Herbert Simon etc. were meant to automate scientific discovery -- producing causal explanation to variations in given data. It was found, in ...
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Extracting referenced documents

I'm looking to write an AI that will be able to extract in text references from standards documents to assist human research. My use case is extracting the identifying numbers, for example, "AR 25-2",...
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Infinite Monkey Theorem

Comparing to a monkey with a keyboard creating Shakespeare a.k.a Infinity Monkey Theorem, We now have AutoML : A machine learning software that can create self-learning code. | Wiki Are we near to ...
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What method and tools should I use for AI that suggests/assigns a person for a task?

I'm trying to learn AI and thinking to apply it to our system. We have an application for Translation industry. What we are doing now is the Coordinator assigns a ...
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Is robotic process automation related to AI?

I am trying to understand if robotic process automation is a field which requires expertise in machine learning. Does the algorithm behind rpa use machine learning expect from OCR?
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Automated way to clean lots of .txt files?

I have hundreds of .txt files. I need to get into each one of them and remove certain paragraphs that start with specific words but as a whole, are not exactly the same every time. Is there an ...