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On what basis is MATLAB “inflexible” to perform ML/AI research on it?

During a course review, I have provided my opinion on the course overall. I stated that MATLAB is also a great environment to program and do research for ML/AI, but my professor seemed to have taken ...
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Split a city into a set of candidate locations (cells) via a clustering algorithm (DBSCAN or OPTICS)

The authors of the following paper predict the market attraction for restaurants based on user reviews for different locations to select an ideal location. To do so they have split the city into a set ...
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Did the Hutter Prize help research in artificial intelligence in any way?

Wikipedia states: The Hutter Prize is a cash prize funded by Marcus Hutter which rewards data compression improvements on a specific 1 GB English text file. The goal of the Hutter Prize is to ...
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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 the framework provided by this paper for checking the constraints of AI systems really new?

The authors of this paper present a framework for checking the constraints of AI systems using formal argumentative logic between 2 agents: an interrogating agent and a suspect agent. The ...
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What is the reverse of passing a Turing test by a human pretending to be a robot that can't be identified?

A Turing Test is a method of inquiry for determining whether or not a computer is capable of thinking like a human being. In an ideal Turing test, it would be clear to differentiate between a real ...
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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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ML method for detecting which individuals are best predicted by the features

Broad question to help in finding an appropriate method. So I have a given feature set of (DNA/genetic) predictors and a group of individuals which are either cases or controls for diseaseX. While I ...
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Can TensorFlow, PyTorch, and other mainstream ML frameworks be used for research-grade work in AI?

Many authors of research papers in AI (e.g. arXiv) write their neural networks from the ground-up, using low-level languages like C++ to implement their theories. Can existing open source frameworks ...
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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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Papers on using symbolic methods as constraint on neural network?

Given a set of constraints on the input data, I am looking for papers that discuss using symbolic methods (decision trees, rule based, etc.) as a separate source of certainty in a classification task. ...
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What is the process of inventing deep neural network models? How researchers deal with long training times?

After reading this topic on GitHub how long time it takes to train YOLOV3 on coco dataset I was wondering how researchers deal with long training times while inventing new architectures. I imagine ...
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Can any area of math come into play in Machine Learning Research?

As I read online following areas in mathematics comes into play in ML research Linear Algebra Calculus Differential Equations Probability Statistics Discrete Mathematics Optimization Analytic ...
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How do AI researchers imagine higher dimensions?

We can visualize single, two, and three dimensions using websites or imagination. In the context of AI and, in particular, machine learning, AI researchers often have to deal with multi-dimensional ...
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How differentiable programming and programming language supporting it will potentially help the development towards AGI?

After the state of the art Deep Learning techniques/algorithms being implemented in low-level languages like Objective-C, C++, etc to high-level languages like Python, JS, etc. and with the help of ...
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Research paths/areas for improving the performance of CNNs when faced with limited data

I've been reading through the research literature for image processing, computer vision, and convolutional neural networks. For image classification and object recognition, I know that convolutional ...
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As an AI researcher, what subjects do you find yourself referring to most often? [closed]

This is a bit of a weird question. I am hoping to create an online reference since I have some downtime. I know some about statistics but very little about computer science. As a result, the ...
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What are the mathematical prerequisites needed to understand research papers on neural networks? [closed]

I know we have developed some mathematical tools to understand deep neural networks, gradient descent for optimization, and basic calculus. Recently, I encountered arxiv paper that describes higher ...
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Is it a good idea to train a neural network to classify images without base-hypothesis?

I'm a relative beginner in deep-learning (understand by that, I'm doing my first kaggle competition right now, and I have loads to learn still) and I was just wondering something. Let's say you have ...
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Ways to keep up with the latest developments in Machine Learning and AI?

With over 100 papers published in the area of artificial intelligence, machine learning and their subfields every day (source), accounting for ~3% of all publications world wide per year (source) and ...
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How can I read any AI paper?

I have studied linear algebra, probability, and calculus twice. But I don't understand how can I reach the level that I can read any AI paper and understand mathematical notation in it. What is your ...
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Creating 4k HDR video from 720p footage

So, my company recently bought a big 4k HDR TV for our reception, where we keep showing some videos that were originally shot/created at 720p resolution. Before this, we had a relatively small HD TV, ...
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What are the real applications of hierarchical temporal memory?

What are the real applications of hierarchical temporal memory (HTM) in machine learning (ML) these days?
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Are there any conferences dedicated to artificial general intelligence?

Similarly to What are the scientific journals dedicated to artificial general intelligence?, are there any conferences dedicated to artificial general intelligence?
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How does publishing in the deep learning world work, with respect to journals and arXiv?

Let's say I implemented a new deep learning model that pushed some SOTA a little bit further, and I wrote a new paper about for publication. How does it work now? I pictured three options: Submit it ...
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Where to publish replications of machine learning papers? [closed]

If I replicated the results of a machine learning paper, is there a website that I can publish my code to that collects informal replication attempts? https://paperswithcode.com/ allows anyone to ...
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Why do most deep learning papers not include an implementation?

I'm a novice researcher, and as I started to read papers in the area of deep learning I noticed that the implementation is normally not added and is needed to be searched elsewhere, and my question is ...
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What are the procedures to get RL paper results? [closed]

I finished working on a new algorithm in Reinforcement Learning, I need to compare it to some well-known algorithms. That's why I need to know the step-by-step procedures that RL researchers usually ...
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What are some conferences for publishing papers on graph convolutional networks?

What are some conferences for publishing papers on graph convolutional networks?
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Has there been any work done on AI-driven operant conditioning?

For example, a RL algorithm that gains points when a rat presses a lever and loses points when it dispenses a pellet, water, treat, and/or sugar water. After a few days of controlling the rewards ...
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What are the scientific journals dedicated to artificial general intelligence?

Apart from Journal of Artificial General Intelligence (a peer-reviewed open-access academic journal, owned by the Artificial General Intelligence Society (AGIS)), are there any other journals (or ...
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Is the paper “Reducing the Dimensionality of Data with Neural Networks” by Hinton relevant?

Is the paper "Reducing the Dimensionality of Data with Neural Networks" by G. Hinton and R. Salakhutdinov relevant? It seems that the deep learning textbook by Goodfellow, Bengio & Courville (...
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What challenges are there in cross-lingual entity linking?

I am reading the paper entitled Improving Candidate Generation for Low resource Cross-Lingual Entity Linking. Cross-lingual entity linking (XEL) is the task of finding referents in a target language ...
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Where can I get exercises and problems to implement machine learning models and algorithms?

I'm an intermediate machine learning student and want to get more detailed and specific practical intuition about artificial intelligence. I have made a couple of searches over the well-observed ...
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What AI conferences in Europe should I consider submitting papers to explaining the ongoing work on RefPerSys?

https://afia.asso.fr/journee-hommage-j-pitrat/ is a seminar on March 6th, 2020, in Paris (France, European Union), in honor of the late Jacques Pitrat, who advocated during all his professional life a ...
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Have GANs been used to solve regression problems?

I've noticed that in the last 2 years GANs have become really popular. I know that initially they have been proposed for image classification but I was curious if any of you are aware of any papers ...
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Is there a reason to use TensorFlow over PyTorch for research purposes?

I've been using PyTorch to do research for a while and it seems to be quite easy to implement new things with. Also, it is easy to learn and I didn't have any problem with following other researchers ...
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Which AGI systems have already been implemented and tested?

I wish to compile a (somewhat) comprehensive list of AGI systems that have actually been created and tested (to whatever degrees of success) instead of those that simply advertise they are going to '...
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Are most things generally discovered because they work empirically and later justified mathematically, or vice-versa?

In the original GloVe paper, the authors discuss group theory when coming up with equation (4). Is it possible that the authors came up with this model, figured out it was good, and then later found ...
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References on generalization theory and mathematical abstraction of ML concepts

I'd like to learn about generalization theory for machine learning algorithms. I'm looking for books and other references (in case books aren't available) that provide a gentle introduction to the ...
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What are the state-of-the-art results on the generalization ability of deep learning methods?

I've read a few classic papers on different architectures of deep CNNs used to solve varied image-related problems. I'm aware there's some paradox in how deep networks generalize well despite ...
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Is there a detailed description or implementation of an end-to-end speech recognition system?

I am currently trying to implement an end-to-end speech recognition system from scratch, that is, without using any of the existing frameworks (like TensorFlow, Keras, etc.). I am building my own ...
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Is there data available about successful neural network architectures?

I am curious to if there is data available for MLP architectures in use today, their initial architecture, the steps that were taken to improve the architecture to an acceptable state and what the ...
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What are some conferences for publishing papers on Deep Learning for Human Activity recognition?

What are some conferences for publishing papers on Deep Learning for Human Activity recognition? Do any of the major conferences have specific tracks for Human Activity Recognition?
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How to stay a up-to-date researcher in ML/RL community?

As a student who wants to work on machine learning, I would like to know how it is possible to start my studies and how to follow it to stay up-to-date. For example, I am willing to work on RL and MAB ...
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What sort of mathematical problems are there in AI that people are working on?

I recently got a 18-month postdoc position in a math department. It's a position with relative light teaching duty and a lot of freedom about what type of research that I want to do. Previously I was ...
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Multi Agent Sokoban Search Solvers state of the art

I also asked this question here but I'm repeating it on this SE because I feel it is more relevant. No intention to spam. I am researching into coding a solver for a variant of the Sokoban game with ...
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Is there research about teaching AI to “analyze the problem and design a solution”?

Update on 2019-05-19: My question is about teaching AI to solve the problem, not letting AI teach a human developer to solve a problem. Original post: I'm a software developer but very new to AI. ...
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What are some simple open problems in multi-agent RL that would be suited for a bachelor's thesis?

I've decided to make my bachelor thesis in RL. I am currently struggling to find a good problem. I am interested in multi-agent RL with the dilemma between selfishness and cooperation. I only have 2 ...
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Is there any system that generates website designs?

I was thinking about what I can do for my thesis in upcoming academic semester, and I came across an idea. The idea is like: "If there is any kind of system that generates website designs itself." If ...