Questions tagged [narrow-ai]

For questions related to weak AI, also known as narrow AI, which is an AI with narrow applicability, so the adjective "weak" refers to the narrow (or weak) applicability of the AI. Currently, most AI research focuses on weak AI. For example, Siri or AlphaGo are weak AIs.

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How to reinvent jobs replaced by AI?

In general, what possibilities are there for reinventing job descriptions that could be replaced by an automated AI solution? My initial ideas include: Monitoring the AI and flagging its incorrect ...
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What is the most sophisticated AI ever made? [closed]

What is the most advanced AI software/system that humans have made to date, and what does it do?
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Why are autonomous cars categorized as AI?

How are autonomous cars related to artificial intelligence? I would presume that artificial intelligence is when we are able to copy the human state of mind and perform tasks in the same way. But isn'...
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Is there a trade-off between flexibility and efficiency?

A "general intelligence" may be capable of learning a lot of different things, but possessing capability does not equal actually having it. The "AGI" must learn...and that learning process can take ...
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Who was the first person to recognize the distinction between human-like general intelligence and domain-specific intelligence?

In the 1950s, there were widely-held beliefs that "Artificial Intelligence" will quickly become both self-conscious and smart-enough to win chess with humans. Various people suggested time frames of e....
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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 is the difference between strong-AI and weak-AI?

I've heard the terms strong-AI and weak-AI used. Are these well defined terms or subjective ones? How are they generally defined?
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Does the recent advent of a Go playing computer represent Artificial Intelligence?

I read that in the spring of 2016 a computer Go program was finally able to beat a professional human for the first time. Now that this milestone has been reached, does that represent a significant ...
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Is the Turing Test, or any of its variants, a reliable test of artificial intelligence?

The Turing Test was the first test of artificial intelligence and is now a bit outdated. The Total Turing Test aims to be a more modern test which requires a much more sophisticated system. What ...
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