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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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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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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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, ...) ...
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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 ...