Avik Mohan
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What purpose would be served by developing AI's that experience human-like emotions?
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The answer to this question, unlike many on this board, I think is definitive. No. We don't need AI's to have emotion to be useful, as we can see by the numerous amount of AI's we already have that ...

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What are the main AI technologies behind the Watson platform?
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As a person who works with people who work on Watson, perhaps I can give some insight. The name Watson is casually thrown around a lot whilst many people aren't aware of its evolution into a larger ...

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Applications of CNN for detecting crime from video surveillance cameras
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After a bit of research I found something kind of close: Artificially intelligent security cameras are spotting crimes before they happen New surveillance cameras will use computer eyes to find 'pre ...

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Are there any DeepQA-based computers other than Watson?
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I cannot say for certain, but I know of no such other uses (I work at the building where Watson is developing but do not directly work with it). The DeepQA team's page (https://www.research.ibm.com/...

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What can be done to correct for sampling bias introduced from (noisy) training data while training a DNN?
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I feel like from the information your giving (some sort of biased data) you can't get an answer as robust as you'd like (what algorithmic changes can be made). In general, the reason these methods ...

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Are there any anthropological studies involving AI right now?
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As far as I can tell (I've been doing searches here and there on and off since I saw this question a few hours ago) the closest we've gotten to 'simulations' on this is video-games, and to a degree ...

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How to make convnets aware what the image actually is, not what is depicted on it?
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Wolfram's image id system is specifically meant to figure out what the image is depicting, not the medium. To get what you want you'd simply have to create your own system where the training data is ...

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What are the criteria for a system to be considered intelligent?
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To ask what makes a system intelligent almost begs the question 'in this context what do we mean by artificially intelligent?' which I think this what this question is really gearing towards. From my ...

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Move blocks to create a designed surface
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Essentially, you could do something like have the robot randomly make moves (moving around and moving blocks) for some number of steps. Repeat this a bunch of times, and record the 'score' at the end (...

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Neural network cost function implementation
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So, firstly, for h _{Theta}(x) to be 1, the weighted sum of x (after you dot product it with Theta) would have to be literally infinity, if you're using the sigmoid function. Doesn't happen in ...

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What chatbots can answer this type of simple question that only requires to keep track of the context?
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I think the issue here is that the chatbots you're using aren't very good at "short-term memory". What I mean by is that the bots construct responses that are slowly and incrementally tuned according ...

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What is the best .net programming language for artificial intelligence programming?
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If you're talking about pure speed, C will get you there if you really know C and operating systems, etc. C++ is nicer in terms of user friendliness, and won't be much slower. I don't know much about ...

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Why is search important in AI?
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In regards to the question you mention (in the comments of the OP), these searches are related to optimization. I'm not sure of your background, so let me describe it from scratch, briefly: Remember ...

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What methods could an AI caught in a box use to get out?
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I don't quite think this is a question fit for the AI SE, or in general. The reason is, at the core the question is asking 'What can a human (pretending to be an AI) do to convince someone to let it ...

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Is it possible to implement Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics?
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I think this is almost a trick question in a sense. Let me explain: For law 1, any AI would abide by the first rule unless it was deliberately created to be malevolent, in that the AI it would ...

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Is consciousness necessary for any AI task?
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In a very niche sense, I'd say yes. The only tasks that sentience would make possible was the actual feeling and thinking in and of itself. At this point, sentience doesn't play a part in any of the ...

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