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What is the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning?

Machine learning has been defined by many people in multiple (often similar) ways [1, 2]. One definition says that machine learning (ML) is the field of study that gives computers the ability to learn ...
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What is the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning?

Machine learning is a subset of artificial intelligence. Roughly speaking, it corresponds to its learning side. There is no "official" definitions, boundaries are a bit fuzzy.
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What is the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning?

Artificial intelligence According to the book Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (section 1.1), artificial intelligence (AI) has been defined in multiple ways, which can be organized into 4 ...
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Why is depth-first search an artificial intelligence algorithm?

This is a fundamentally a philosophical question. What makes AI AI? But first things, why would DFS be considered an AI algorithm? In its most basic form, DFS is a very general algorithm that is ...
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What is the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning?

The machine learning is a sub-set of artificial intelligence which is only a small part of its potential. It's a specific way to implement AI largely focused on statistical/probabilistic techniques ...
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Why spend so much time and money to build AIs to play games?

In the book Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (section 5.7, p. 185), Russell and Norvig write In 1965, the Russian mathematician Alexander Kronrod called chess "the Drosophila of ...
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When did Artificial Intelligence research first start?

The earliest research into thinking machines was inspired by a confluence of ideas that became prevalent in the late 30s, 40s and early 50s (e.g. formal logic, automata, robots). Although the Turing ...
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What is the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning?

Machine learning is a subfield of artificial intelligence, as the following diagram (taken from this blog post) illustrates.
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What is the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning?

Many terms have 'mostly' the same meanings, and so the differences are just in emphasis, perspective, or historical descent. People disagree as to which label refers to the superset or the subset; ...
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What is artificial intelligence?

Over the years, many people attempted to define artificial intelligence. A lot of those definitions are summed up by Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig in their book Artificial Intelligence - A Modern ...
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Which fields of AI are actively researching consciousness?

I think we still have a long way to go before any progress is made on artificial consciousness. However, researchers are taking inspiration from traits of human consciousness. One relevant paper is ...
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How much statistics is involved in AI?

Many people without a formal/solid background in statistics (e.g. without knowing exactly what the central limit theorem (CLT) states) are doing research on machine learning, which is a very big and ...
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How can one distinguish between an AI and a "sufficiently advanced algorithm"?

Intelligence is a quality of behavior, not implementation Intelligence is a term that primarily applies to behaviors - people, animals or artificial systems can be called intelligent iff they exhibit ...
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How can one distinguish between an AI and a "sufficiently advanced algorithm"?

As you correctly pointed out, people tend to misinterpret the expression AI since they do not know what's behind an AI; it is pretty clear that in AI there is no more than just a bunch of algorithms ...
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What is the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning?

In simple words, Artificial intelligence is a field of science that is trying to mimic humans or other animals behavior. Machine Learning is one of the key tool/technology behind Artificial ...
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What is the name of an AI system that learns by trial and error?

Near solution to your problem definition is reinforcement learning. You can define some reward using the objective function and define some possible state space for the machine and finally solve the ...
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How much statistics is involved in AI?

I work in NLP, and use very little statistics. Actually, almost nothing I do can be classed as 'serious' statistics. So yes, AI is a wide area, and in my company there is a group that does machine ...
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Is case-based reasoning a machine learning technique?

The book Machine Learning (1997) by Tom Mitchell covers case-based reasoning (CBR), a form of instance-based learning (nearest neighbor is the typical example of IBL) in chapter 8 (p. 230). T. ...
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If expert systems are a bunch of if-then-else statements, then how are they termed as AI?

TL;DR: What makes AI is not if-then statements, but rather the automated reasoning that went into selecting those particular if-then statements. You're focusing on the structure of the output rather ...
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What is the name of an AI system that learns by trial and error?

I believe "Reinforcement Learning" is the term you are looking for (as mentioned by others as well) but keep in mind that the scope of your problem falls under the section of AI that is called Search. ...
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What is the name of an AI system that learns by trial and error?

I think any learning algorithm probably uses trial and error and analysis of the results with the ultimate goal of maximizing utility. It seems that the recent milestones in AI fall under the general ...
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Why is depth-first search an artificial intelligence algorithm?

DFS on its own would not typically be considered AI imo. It is a standard computer science deterministic algorithm. Instead an ...
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How to find AI specialists interested in additive Manufacturing

You should probably compile a list of Universities/Instituitions that specialise in Additive Manufacturing, and target graduating students or researchers looking for a new challenge. This may prove ...
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Which field to study to learn & create a.i generated simulations?

You need to define "simulation" more specific. Playing Mario, Swapping face on image/video, or generating simulation of objects that are orbiting use different techniques. Playing Mario or "AI that ...
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What is artificial intelligence?

According to the book Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (section 1.1), artificial intelligence (AI) has been defined in multiple ways, which can be organized into 4 categories. Thinking ...
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What is artificial intelligence?

What is artificial intelligence? This question is ambiguous. I will address the two less ambiguous but related questions. What is the goal of the AI field? What is an artificial intelligence? What ...
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What is artificial intelligence?

Intelligence A measure of the strength of a decision-making agent relative to other decision-making agents, in regard to a given task or set of tasks. The medium is irrelevant—intelligence is ...
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Why spend so much time and money to build AIs to play games?

I find the statement troubling as the first confirmed algorithmic intelligence may have been a NIM automata, so from my perspective, the development of Algorithmic Intelligence is inseparable from ...
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How can one distinguish between an AI and a "sufficiently advanced algorithm"?

Easy: Parse the code! If the code meets your definition of Artificial Intelligence, that's what it is. Only half kidding there. The question of what defines AI is constantly evolving and there is ...
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