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Use when requesting examples of research or research papers, books, articles, blog posts or courses. For example, "Is there any published research about X?" or "What are good examples of Y in research?".

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Meta/ Few-shot Learning for time series regression

I am working on the calibration of low-cost air sensor data (a time series regression problem). My primary focus is to use some meta/ few-shot learning approach to solve this problem with a less data. ...
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How to build a word recognizer with text as images using cnn?

I am new to machine learning I tried hand written character recognition using cnn which is not working for handwritten word recognition Can anyone share any resources which guide through handwritten ...
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Machine Learning in relation to personality and behaviors predictions

I am tasked with making a machine learning model that predicts personality traits and behaviours of children based on simple and interactive quizzes. Currently I am lost and have no idea where to ...
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suitable reference for reinforcement learning for beginners [duplicate]

I am looking for a reference book on RL for first time learners, one that is a gentle introduction and not as wordy as Sutton/Barto. I am interested in something similar to Georgia Institute of ...
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Which methods for weight initialization in Neural Networks are currently common practice?

I am currently researching the topic of weight initialization methods for (deep) neural networks and I'm a little stuck. The result of my work should be an overview of methods that are currently in ...
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Creating a NLP driven chatbot [closed]

I would like to create a chat bot for an e-commerce website that sells a wide range of general merchandize items, from t-shirts, jumpers to calculators. Its primary objective is to develop a Q&A ...
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What are the math theorems regarding the Multilayer Perceptron?

I've come across a theorem "Convergence theorem Simple Perceptron" for the first time, here-> https://zaguan.unizar.es/record/69205/files/TAZ-TFG-2018-148.pdf, page 27, (is in Spanish) ...
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How to train an LSTM to classify based on rare historic event?

I want an LSTM to output one of two classes (Y, N), per frame, based on all the input so far. My original inputs are very long (~100000 samples long, far more than a standard LSTM training can handle ...
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Is there any research on the application of policy gradients to problems where the selection of an action requires the selection of another one?

I am working on a problem and want to explore if it can be solved with PPO (or other policy gradient methods). The problem is that the action space is a bit special, compared to classic RL ...
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Is there any comprehensive book that reviews topics in the area of brain-inspired computing?

I am looking to write my master's thesis next year about brain-inspired computing. Hence, I am looking to get a good overview of this domain. Do you know of any comprehensive book that reviews topics ...
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Huge dimensionality of input and output — any recommendations?

At work there is an idea of solving a problem with machine learning. I was assigned the task to have a look at this, since I'm quite good at both mathematics and programming. But I'm new to machine ...
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Are there relatively new research papers that describe how to make back-propagation more efficient?

I read Yann LeCun's paper Efficient BackProp, which was published in 2000. I looked for similar but more recent papers on Arxiv, but I have not yet found any. Are there relatively new research papers ...
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Are there heuristics that play Klondike Solitaire well?

Are there heuristics that play Klondike Solitaire well? I know there are some good exhaustive search solvers for Klondike Solitaire. The best one that I know of is Solvitaire (2019) which uses DFS, (...
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How would the performance of federated learning compare to the performance of centralized machine learning when the data is i.i.d.?

How would the performance of federated learning (FL) compare to the performance of centralized machine learning (ML), when the data is independent and identically distributed (i.i.d.)? Moreover, what ...
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What is the effect of K in K-NN on the VC dimension?

What is the effect of K in K-NN on the VC dimension? When K increases, is the VC dimension decreased or increased, or we can't say anything about this? Is there a reference book that discusses this?
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Resources for Computer Vision Algorithms and Applications

Are there any videos or other books/notes/slides that anyone has come across that follow Computer Vision Algorithms and Applications by Richard Szeliski? We are using this book in class but the ...
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How do I get started with multi-agent reinforcement learning?

Is there any tutorial that walks through a multi-agent reinforcement learning implementation (in Python) using libraries such as OpenAI's Gym (for the environment), TF-agents, and stable-baselines-3? ...
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One hot encoding vs dummy variables best practices for explainable AI (XAI)

When creating artificial columns for your categorical variables there are two mainstream methods you could use: Disclaimer: For this example, I use the following definitions of dummy variables and one-...
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Should one use an “other” category in image classification?

In image classification, there are sometimes images that do not fit in any category. For example, if I build a CNN in Keras to classify Dogs and Cats, does it help (in terms of training time and ...
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How should I start learning about AI form beginning without heavy math? [closed]

I am not good at advanced math. Can I still learn ML? If yes, then how should I start preparing to get a good job five years from now. Can you tell me some references from where to start learning ML, ...
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Is there any method that combines temporal action proposals with multiple actions' classifiers?

I am trying to classify actions in untrimmed videos. These videos contain a very imbalanced set of actions (where the background class is the majority). I have previously tried frame-wise action ...
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What are examples of good free books that cover the back-propagation algorithm?

What are examples of good free books that cover the back-propagation used to train multilayer perceptrons? I've just started to learn about artificial neural networks, so I'm looking for books that ...
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Control Strategy for Multi-Agent Systems

I am working on a smart grid system which can be modeled with multiple agents interacting with each other. The agents are physically coupled with non-linearities, the action of one agent has a direct ...
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Are there any good tutorials on using continuous normalizing flows (with PyTorch)?

I just have a very general question. Are there any good tutorials on using continuous normalizing flows? I'd say I have a decent understanding of normalizing flows, but not their continuous variant. I'...
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Is there an ideal range of learning rate which always gives a good result almost in all problems?

I once read somewhere that there is a range of learning rate within which learning is optimal in almost all the cases, but I can't find any literature about it. All I could get is the following graph ...
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Is there a document with a list of conjectures or research problems regarding reinforcement learning (like the Millennium Prize Problems)?

Is there a document with a list of conjectures or research problems regarding reinforcement learning like the Millennium Prize Problems?
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Is there any research work on known malware detection systems based on AI?

I'm working on writing an article about the possibilities of modern AI-based algorithms to produce invisible self-learning malware, that can distribute itself throughout the internet and create ...
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Can CNNs be made robust to tricks where small changes cause misclassification?

I while ago I read that you can make subtle changes to an image that will ensure a good CNN will horribly misclassify the image. I believe the changes must exploit details of the CNN that will be used ...
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Is there a graph neural network algorithm that can deal with a different number of input and output nodes?

I am new to graph neural networks and their applications. I have an input graph $G = \{V, E\}$ and an output graph $G' = \{V', E'\}$ where the number of nodes $V$ and $V'$ are different. I am trying ...
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What is the paper that states that humans incorrectly trust the incorrect explanations of the AI?

I was reading a paper on the subject of explainable AI and interpretability, in particular the tendency of people (even experts) to excessively trusting explanations given by AI. In the intro the ...
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Is there any research on the detection of the user's emotion and stress based on the mouse movement and keyboard?

I have to create a model that can detect the user's emotion and stress level based on their mouse movement and keyboard typing activity. I didn't found any research work based on this. Is there any ...
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Are there any active areas of research in machine learning that do not involve neural networks at all?

So far, I have not been able to find many papers that do not involve neural networks, so I was hoping I can gain some insight here. Any references would be greatly appreciated.
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What is the first short film completely made by AI?

I have created (not me exactly) a short film entirely made by AI. There many short films (like Sunspring) 'written' by AI but were acted out by humans. In my short film, the story is by the AI, the ...
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Can I use a CNN for template matching, so that there is robustness, as the background of the target image is not that good?

I have to extract part of a source image, then I have to check if it is similar or almost similar to any of the 10 target images, so that I can do further processing on that one specific target image, ...
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Gradual decrease in performance of a DDPG agent

I'm trying to solve the OpenAI's CarRacing-v0 environment with the DDPG algorithm. I've observed that after a period of learning, the agent's performance starts to deteriorate slowly. For some ...
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Why are most commonly used activation functions continuous?

I have come to notice that the most commonly used activation functions are continuous. Is there any specific reason behind this? Results such as this paper have worked on training networks with ...
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What are some of the main high level approaches to applying ML on kinematic sensor data?

I've just started a project which will involve having to detect certain events in a stream of kinematic sensor data. By searching through the literature, I've found a lot of highly specific papers, ...
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Can cryptocurrency charts be estimated using neural networks?

If I were to make a neural network that predicts the value of e.g. Bitcoin tomorrow based on the chart of the last month, would that work? Of course, 100% accuracy cannot be reached, but a success ...
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Is non-negative matrix factorization for machine learning obsolete?

I am taking a course about using matrix factorization for machine learning. The first thing that came into my mind is by using the matrix factorization we are always limited to linear relationships ...
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What is the best approach for sentiment analysis when the text is very brief?

I'm working on a project to do sentiment analysis but my data is not long and properly formatted text. It's more likely to be very short sentences, e.g. tweets (in full tweet lingo), quick reviews of ...
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Are there any new weight initialization techniques for DNN published after 2015?

Considering weights initialization in my personal projects, I always used some standard techniques such as: Glorot (also known as Xavier) initialization (2010). Mertens initialization (2010). He ...
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Current research on Gödel machines

Is there any current research on Gödel machines? It seems that the last article by Jürgen Schmidhuber on this topic was published in 2012: http://people.idsia.ch/~juergen/goedelmachine.html
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Which AI technique should I use for (key)point detection (in an image of a plantar pressure)?

I am relatively new to the field of AI. I have a problem that I would like to solve with AI, but I don't know which buzzwords I should use to search for solutions. I have a plantar pressure scan, like ...
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Is my reward function non-Markovian?

I am working on an RL problem where the time when the agent obtains the reward for taking action $a$ in time step $t$ is stochastic. In fact, there is no immediate reward for taking action $a$ in time ...
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Can DQN outperform DoubleDQN?

I found a similar post about this issue, but unfortunately I did not find a proper answer. Are there any references where DQN is better than DoubleDQN, that is DoubleDQN does not improve DQN ?
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Is there a reference that describes Recurrent Neural Networks for NLP tasks?

I would like some references of works that try to understand the functioning of any kind of RNN in natural language processing tasks. They can be any work that tries to explain the functioning of the ...
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Correct way to work with both categorical and continuous features together

I have a time series with both continuous and categorical features, and I want to do a prediction task. I will elaborate: The data is composed of 100Hz sampling of some voltages, kind of like an ecg ...
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Research into social behavior in Prisoner's Dilemma

I've been working on research into reproducing social behavior using multi-agent reinforcement learning. My focus has been on a GridWorld-style game, but I was thinking that maybe a simpler Prisoner's ...
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Is there any research work that shows that we should explicitly mark the word boundaries for 1D CNNs?

I'm doing character embedding for NLP tasks using one-dimensional convolutional neural networks (see Chiu and Nichols (2016) for the motivation). I haven't found any empirical evidence of whether or ...
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Model-based RL for time series data

I have time-series data. When I take an action, it impacts the next state, because my action directly determines the next state, but it is not known what the impact is. To be concrete: I have $X(t)$ ...

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