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What happened after the second AI winter?

I know this is a very general question, but I'm trying to illustrate this topic to people who are not from the field, and also my understanding is very limited since I'm just a second-year physics ...
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Old video games intelligence

Around 2000, existed popular fights videogames. There, if you made the same kick movement for several running times, the CPU normally defended and caught your strategy. This is the case in Tekken 3 ie....
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How can Artificial Intelligence paraphrasing be utilized as a replacement for psychologizing?

Psychologizing is a dialogue technique which is rephrasing an existing domain into terms of psychology. For example, a person is eating to much and the doctor defines the behavior as a compensation of ...
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Why do we use the word “kernel” in the expression “Gaussian kernel”?

I've heard the expression "Gaussian kernel" in several contexts (e.g. in the kernel trick used in SVM). A Gaussian kernel usually refers to a Gaussian function (that is, a function similar to the ...
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Was the TX-0 computer used for Artificial Intelligence problems as well?

In the mid 1950s, a new computer was introduced at the M.I.T. the TX-0 computer.[1]. It was a transistorized version of an older computer and was the beginning of the early hacker culture in the ...
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What is the difference between a mechanical robot and the electronic version?

In the Cabaret Mechanical Theatre [1] some examples for cam disc driven machines are given. What the visitor can expect are rotating ballet dancers and blacksmith androids which are made out of wood. ...
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Are rulebased expertsystem statements “if, then, and” derived from Forth?

In many papers about expert systems so called rules are introduced to the reader. In most papers, the rules are expressed in a certain syntax, because the terms are written in uppercase. For example a ...