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Is there any way can teach AI creative painting (not convert photo to paint)?

I already know that AI can paint, by using genetic algorithms, there are already lots of works such as this and this. In addition, I also know AI can compose: Song from PI: A musically plausible ...
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What research has been done in the domain of “general game playing”?

I have come across this domain via this Wikipedia article: General game playing So, where are we when it comes to general game playing AI? (The wiki article doesn't mention the recent advances and the ...
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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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What can be done to correct for sampling bias introduced from (noisy) training data while training a DNN?

The obvious solution is to ensure that the training data is balanced - but in my particular case that is impossible. What corrections can one perform in such a scenario? I know that my training data ...
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What are the most pressing fundamental questions and gaps in AI research?

White House published the information about AI which requests mentions about the most important research gaps in AI that must be addressed to advance this field and benefit the public. What are these ...
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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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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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Are Neural Net architectures accidental discoveries?

Recently, I have been learning about new neural networks, which are used for specialised purposes, like speech recognition, image recognition, etc. The more I discover the more I get amazed by the ...
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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 are the mathematical prerequisites to be able to study artificial general intelligence?

What are the mathematical prerequisites to be able to study artificial general intelligence (AGI) or strong AI?
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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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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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Is there any research on the identification of a person's feelings using features such as facial expressions or body temperature?

People could be sad, happy, depressive, angry, nervous, calm, relaxed, bored, etc. I don't know how to express all of these feelings and emotions in English terms (I'm not an English native speaker), ...
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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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When did Artificial Intelligence research first start?

When did research into Artificial Intelligence first begin? Was it called Artificial Intelligence then or was there another name?
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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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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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Where to publish a first article in Deep Reinforcement Learning?

What would be examples of journals that are good for a first publication in the field of Deep Reinforcement Learning? I am in the process of writing about the research results of DQN-related ...
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Why spend so much time and money to build AIs to play games?

I was reading about John McCarthy and his orthodox vision of Artificial Intelligence. To me, it seems like he was not very much in favour of resources (like time and money) being used to make AIs play ...
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Is anybody still researching GOFAI?

A lot of textbooks and introductory lectures typically split AI into connectionism and GOFAI (Good Old Fashioned AI). From a purely technical perspective, it seems that connectionism has grown into ...
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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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Why is Lisp such a good language for AI?

I've heard before from computer scientists and from researchers in the area of AI that that Lisp is a good language for research and development in artificial intelligence. Does this still apply, with ...
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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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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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Is private research with low funds still feasible in the field of AI?

My question assumes that a private researcher doesn't have access to anything stronger than a modern PC with a high end GPU to implement his projects. He can also use cloud computing but with limited ...
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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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What is the most sophisticated AI ever made?

What is the most advanced AI software/system that humans have made to date, and what does it do?
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What does “reimplementations of deep learning algorithms which replicate performance from the papers” mean?

In the OpenAI's Machine Learning Fellow position, it is written We look for candidates with one or more of the following credentials: ... Open-source reimplementations of deep learning algorithms ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is MIRI doing genuine high-quality research?

Recently, I found out about somewhat famous Eliezer Yudkowsky and Machine Intelligence Research Institute he founded. Their philosophy and organisation seem interesting but I'm curious about their ...
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What are some resources on continuous state and action spaces MDPs for reinforcement learning?

Most introductions to the field of MDPs and Reinforcement learning focus exclusively on domains where space and action variables are integers (and finite). This way we are introduced quickly to Value ...
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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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Is it possible to learn to estimate the minimum value in a table?

Is it possible to classify or learn to estimate the minimum value in a table if the values are integer and represented 32 bits (and we can input all variables at the same moment, like in system on a ...
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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 ...