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For questions about the definition of some AI-related term.

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What do we mean when we say 'intelligence'?

My question is that when we talk about artificial intelligence, human intelligence or any other form of intelligence, what do we mean by the term intelligence in a general sense? I mean what would ...
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Artificial Intelligence and Computational Intelligence

Having analysed,reviewed quite a number of user questions inline with answers concerning AI,sometimes I understand nor take note that AI community does not try much to avoid the term computational ...
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How does Microsoft use AI to make Windows 10 updates smoother

According to this news, Microsoft is using AI to make Windows 10 updates smoother. So I was curious and went further to search and came across this website, which describes: Artificial Intelligence ...
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Is a mathematical formula a form of intelligence?

Warning: This question takes us into VALIS territory, but I wouldn't underestimate the profundity of that particular philosopher. There is a non-AI definition of intelligence which is simply "...
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What is the difference between a Convolutional Neural Network and a regular Neural Network?

I've seen these terms thrown around this site a lot, specifically in the tags convolutional-neural-networks and neural-networks. I know that a Neural Network is a system based loosely on the human ...
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Backpropagation and reinforcement learning

What is the difference between Backpropagation and reinforcement learning?
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What are different approaches used in Machine Learning?

There seem to be so many sub-fields, so I'm interested in getting a better understanding of the approaches. I'm looking for information on a single framework per answer, in order to allow for ...
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What other kind of AIs exist apart from goal-driven?

Goal-driven AIs is the only kind of AI I am aware of. However, Marcus Hutter claims the following Most, if not all known facets of intelligence can be formulated as goal driven or, more generally, ...
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What qualifies a Voice Assistant to be an AI?

If some claim they are doing Artificial Intelligence by providing a Voice Assistant, what shall we expect from this Voice Assistant for the claim of doing "Artificial Intelligence" to be correct? ...
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Does any Math/Algos actually mimic human intelligence?

I've been reading about AI/Deep Learning, etc. to understand robots (i.e. Elon Musk warning). But I must be missing something... Can the entire field be summed-up in this one sentence? "Neural ...
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Difference between partial searching and complete searching Algorithms

In Artificial intelligent, concerning the topic "finding solution by searching", we discussed partial searching and complete searching algorithms. But I can't understand the difference between partial ...
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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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Can an Markov decision process be dependent on the past?

As far as I know MDP are independent from the past. But the definition says that the same policy should always take the same action depending on the state. What if I define my state as the current "...
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Is there a theoretical maximum for intelligence?

From Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, Third Edition, Chapter 26: Note that the concept of ultraintelligent machines assumes that intelligence is an especially important attribute, and if ...
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Searching keywords on web

I have not studied machine learning or AI really, but my job sometimes requires me to automate stuff. Right now the requirement I have, seems to be under AI domain, but I am not sure about ...
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Can a technological singularity only occur with ultra-intelligent machines, or can other type of maximizers cause technological singularities?

From Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, Third Edition... In Chapter 26, the textbook discussed "technological singularity". It quotes I.J. Good, who wrote in 1965: Let an ultraintelligent ...
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How can one distinguish between an AI and a “sufficiently advanced algorithm”?

Any sufficiently advanced algorithm is indistinguishable from AI.---Michael Paulukonis According to What are the minimum requirements to call something AI?, there are certain requirements that a ...
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What exactly are the differences between semantic and lexical-semantic networks?

What exactly are the differences between semantic and lexical-semantic networks?
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Are CRUD webapps today the modern version of the “expert system”?

From Wikipedia, citations omitted: In artificial intelligence, an expert system is a computer system that emulates the decision-making ability of a human expert. Expert systems are designed to ...
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How can we connect artificial intelligence with cognitive psychology?

Cognitive Psychology is one of the basic sciences of artificial intelligence (AI). The founder of the psychology is Wilhelm W.(1832-1920), who engaged in empirical methods,and was interested in the ...
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What is the definition of artificial intelligence? [duplicate]

The concept is intrinsically related with building some sort of media for the AI to exists. We may think of a digital computer, programmed to use language and act in a way that we cannot be ...
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Difference between agent function and agent program

What is the difference between agent function and agent program with respect to percept sequence? In the book "Artificial Intelligence: A modern approach", The agent function, notionally speaking, ...
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What are Hyper-heuristics?

I wanted to know what the differences between hyper-heuristics and meta-heuristics are, and what their main applications are. Which problems are suited to be solved by Hyper-heuristics?
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What is Statistical relational learning?

I have gone through the wikipedia explanation of SRL. But, it only confused me more: Statistical relational learning (SRL) is a subdiscipline of artificial intelligence and machine learning that is ...
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What is predicate argument recognition?

There is a study about The Necessity of Parsing for Predicate Argument Recognition, however I couldn't find much information about 'Predicate Argument Recognition' which could explain it. What is it ...
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What is the Control Problem?

The Wikipedia page describes AI control problem in very intricated way. Therefore I would like to better understand it based on some simple explanation, what's going on. Basically I don't want any ...
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What is the difference between abstract, autonomous and virtual intelligent agents?

On Wikipedia, we can read about different type of intelligent agents: abstract intelligent agents (AIA), autonomous intelligent agents, virtual intelligent agent (IVA), which I've found on other ...
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What are the minimum requirements to call something AI?

I believe artificial intelligence (AI) term is overused nowadays. For example people see that something is self-moving and they call it AI, even if it's on autopilot (like cars or planes) or there is ...
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Is Deep Blue superintelligent or not? [closed]

When AI has some narrow domain such as chess where it can outperform the world's human masters of chess, does it make it a superintelligence or not?
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What is meant by death in this paper?

In this paper, a proposal is given for what death could mean for Artificial Intelligence. What does this mean using English only? I understand that mathematical notation is useful for giving a ...
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What is “early stopping” in relation to AI, and why is it important?

What is "early stopping" and what are the advantages using this method? How does it help exactly? I've read the wiki, but I'd be interested in perspectives, and links to recent research.
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What is “backprop”?

What does "backprop" mean? I've Googled it, but it's showing backpropagation. Is the "backprop" term basically the same as "backpropagation" or does it have a different meaning?