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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 ...
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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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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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Are there profitable hedge funds using AI?

Is there any research in this area?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to make training data for AI

Right now I'm planning to make a DNN for classifying taste of crystals with their molecular structure which include information like no of atoms mass of each atoms atomic no of atoms. How should I ...
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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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Is it common in RL research with Atari/ALE to automatically press FIRE to start games?

In some Atari games in the Arcade Learning Environment (ALE), it is necessary to press FIRE once to start a game. Because it may be difficult for a Reinforcement ...
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Is the research by Stanford University students who use logistic regression to predict sexual orientation from facial images really scientific?

Two Stanford University researchers, Dr. Michal Kosinki and Yilun Wang have published a paper that claims that AI can predict sexuality from a single facial photo with startling accuracy. This ...
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What noteworthy contributions have Chinese AI researchers made in the field of artificial intelligence?

In recent years, China has made rapid progress in manufacturing and scientific research as evidenced by their successful teleportation of a single quantum entangled photon to a satellite in orbit. My ...
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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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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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AI techniques and competencies necessary for creating a Virtual Assistant [closed]

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?
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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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To what extent can artificially intelligent agents reliably predict trends in financial markets?

I've gotten curious about this topic and am wondering what the stack exchange community has to say about it. Also, does anyone know of any professors/researchers who have published papers pertaining ...
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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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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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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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Did the Facebook robots both want everything but the balls?

According to this article, two Facebook ai's had the following "creepy" negotiation over a transaction: Bob: i can i i everything else . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alice: balls have zero to ...
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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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Train, Validation and Test Split for Reporting Accuracy of Neural Model and BOW

I need to report accuracies of my neural model in a conference paper as compared to various baselines. What are the accepted standards for reporting accuracies in a fair manner? Neural Model: To be ...
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How can artificial intelligence techniques be used in diagnosing mental health issues?

I've seen events, like CogX, and articles that describe how machine learning techniques or algorithms can be used to diagnose mental health issues. Here's my question. How can artificial intelligence ...
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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 implications of Gödel's theorems on AI research?

Note: My experience with Gödel's theorem is quite limited: I have read Gödel Escher Bach; skimmed the 1st half of Introduction to Godel's Theorem (by Peter Smith); and some random stuff here and there ...
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Perfect play in information incomplete games

As titled, is there such thing as perfect play (or at least "perfectly optimal") in a game with incomplete information? Or at least a proof as to show why there cannot? Naively (and seemingly ...
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What are the likely AI advancements in the next 10 years? [closed]

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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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., ...