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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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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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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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How can people contribute to AGI research?

Is there a way for people outside of the core research community of AGI to contribute to the cause? There are a lot of people interested in supporting the field, but there is no clear way to do that. ...
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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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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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Spiking Neural Network Resources

I'm very interested in writing a Spiking Neural Network engine (SNN) from scratch, but I can't find the basic information I need to get started. For example, I've seen pictures of the individual ...
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How close are we to creating Ex Machina?

Are there any research teams that attempted to create or have already created an AI robot that can be as close to intelligent as these found in Ex Machina or I, Robot movies? I'm not talking about ...
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Convolutional filters: create new ones

I'm studying a Master's Degree in Artificial Intelligence an my final work is about Convolutional Neuronal Networks. I was looking for information about filters (or kernel) at the convolutional ...
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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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Does it exist a human-like artificial intelligence?

Does it exist a human-like artificial intelligence? I define human-like as something that can act like a human in most aspects.
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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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Good lecture notes on artificial intelligence and related topics

Where can i find free and good online lecture notes on Ai, deep learning, machine learning ecc?
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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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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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Looking for approach for monetary evaluation of AI potential in 2025

I need to evaluate the monetary potential of AI at my company for the year 2025 to justify a long term investment in a dedicated AI center of competence. The departments in which AI would be used ...
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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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Is Russia contributing to open research concerning friendly AI?

I did a little bit of research on the most famous organizations and institutions that promote friendly AI in an open and collaborative way, like OpenAI, MIRI and others. From what I have gathered, ...
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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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What are the current approaches for AI to learn a foreign language just from English books?

I'm aware this could be a complex topic, however I'm interested in existing research projects or studies where people are attempting or have succeeded in teaching an AI a foreign language just by ...
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What can be built using a lot of researchers?

The German research initiative “Sonderforschungsbereich 588” was active from 2001-2012 and has developed a humanoid robot, called ARMAR. According to the old pictures, the first version ARMAR I was ...
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Self-driving control logic based on semantic segmentation

In the context of autonomous driving, two main stages are typically implemented: an image processing stage and a control stage. The first aims at extracting useful information from the acquired image ...
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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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Recommendations for research: Influential NLP projects of the last 5 years

I'm looking at the history of NLP (and by extension, machine learning) and starting in the 1950s with the Georgetown–IBM experiment. Are there any particular studies nor projects done with Natural ...
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How to select number of hidden layers and number of memory cells in an LSTM?

I am trying to find some existing research on how to select the number of hidden layers and the size of these of an LSTM-based RNN. Is there an article where this problem is being investigated, i.e., ...
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Strategic planning and multi dimensional knapsack problem

I'm trying to find a planning approach to solve a problem that attempts to model learning of new material. We assume that we only have one resource such as Wikipedia, which contains a list of articles ...
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What does “death” intuitively mean in the paper “Death and Suicide in Universal Artificial Intelligence”?

In the paper Death and Suicide in Universal Artificial Intelligence, a proposal is given for what death could mean for Artificial Intelligence. What does this mean using English only? I understand ...
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When is content-based more appropriate than collaborative filtering?

I know the difference between content-based and collaborative filtering approach in recommender systems. I also know some of the articles said collaborative filtering have some advantages than content-...
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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 ...
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Building AI as an Operating System

This is in continuation of my last question here. I am just starting to build an OS which will be based on AI or rather Synthetic Super Intelligence. I also wrote a paper on it for which I am working ...
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How would a quantum computer potentially facilitate artificial consciousness, assuming it is possible?

How would a quantum computer potentially facilitate artificial consciousness, assuming it is possible?
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What are the likely AI advancements in the next 10 years?

What are the likely AI advancements in the next 5-10 years? I first want to specify that I have nearly no knowledge about How AI works. I just have interest to know more and more about it. Some ...
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Recognize human's feelings using Artificial Intelligence

[English is not my native language and I find it hard to express something that I want to search for in Artificial Intelligence papers.] People could be sad, happy, depressive, angry, nervous, calm, ...
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How can AI researchers avoid “overfitting” to commonly-used benchmarks as a community?

In fields such as Machine Learning, we typically (somewhat informally) say that we are overfitting if improve our performance on a training set at the cost of reduced performance on a test set / the ...
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Will computers be able to understand user emotions? How far are we?

My research is in the field of the Affective Computing, particularly I'm studying the part of emotion recognition which is, indeed recognising the emotions that are being felt by the user/subject. ...
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Neural network for data visualization

At my work we're currently doing some research into data visualisation for highly inter connected data, basically graphs. We've been implementing all sorts of different layouts and trying to see ...
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3D environment for RL research in Academia

I'm doing my thesis on Reinforcement Learning. My focus on Partially Observable Environments like 3D Games. I want to choose a 3D platform for testing and doing ...
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Why are Neural Networks considered Artificially Intelligent?

Why in every aspect are we now considering Neural Networks as an Artificially Intelligent entity/program?
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Is it possible to create a 'logic system' equivalent to humans?

I've heard of AI that can solve math problems. Is it possible to create a 'logic system' equivalent to humans that can solve mathematics in the so called 'beautiful' manner? Can AI find beauty in ...
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Using feature learning for a medical text classification problem [closed]

I'm currently working with the CHILDES corpus trying to create a classifier that distinguishes children whom suffer from specific language impairment (SLI) from those who are typically developing (TD)....
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What research has been done in the domain of “Identifying sarcasm in text”?

Identifying sarcasm is considered as one of the most difficult open-ended problems in the domain of ML and NLP. So, was there any considerable research done in that front? If yes, then what is the ...
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SEIF motion update algorithm doubt

I want to implement Sparse Extended information slam. There is four step to implement it. The algorithm is available in Probabilistic Robotics Book at page 310, Table 12.3. In this algorithm line no:...
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Are artificial networks based on the perceptron design inherently limiting?

At the time when the basic building blocks of machine learning (the perceptron layer and the convolution kernel) were invented, the model of the neuron in the brain taught at the university level was ...
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How can you do AI research by your own?

Let's say you want to do AI research and publish some papers just by your own. Would you send them to an AI journal using just your name? Which AI journals are recommended?
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Can neural networks be better than human experts at prediction of greyhound racing results?

Were there any studies which checked the accuracy of neural network predictions of greyhound racing results, compared to a human expert? Would it achieve a better payoff?
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Artificial Intelligence in Data Compression

What is current research in artificial intelligence and machine learning in the field of data compression? I have done my research on the PAQ series of compressors, some of which use neural networks ...
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Is anyone working on officiated team intelligence or anything like it?

The artificial intelligence topology that does not appear in the machine learning literature to my knowledge is that of officiated teams or round robins of them. The paradigm is a proven one in the ...
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Is the neuron adequately comprehended?

It is possible that the signal handling of a neuron is outside the engineering comprehension of the most astute of human brains, even after the relationships of inputs to outputs are statistically ...
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AI techniques and competencies necessary for creating a Virtual Assistant

I want to develop a virtual assistant like Google Assistant, Alexa, etc., for mobile phones. What I should be researching apart from M/C Learning and Python?