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John Doucette
  • Member for 5 years, 11 months
  • Last seen more than 2 years ago
  • New York, NY, USA
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Can digital computers understand infinity?

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How do I choose the best algorithm for a board game like checkers?

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Why is reinforcement learning not the answer to AGI?

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How do I keep track of already visited states in breadth-first search?

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Does AI rely on determinism?

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Why doesn't Q-learning converge when using function approximation?

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What are the domains where SVMs are still state-of-the-art?

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What are the implications of the "No Free Lunch" theorem for machine learning?

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Why is A* optimal if the heuristic function is admissible?

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How to define states in reinforcement learning?

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What are examples of promising AI/ML techniques that are computationally intractable?

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How does text classification reduce manpower costs?

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What does AI software look like, and how is it different from other software?

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What are the mathematical prerequisites for an AI researcher?

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When should I use Reinforcement Learning vs PID Control?

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What are all the different kinds of neural networks used for?

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Is the singularity something to be taken seriously?

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Are decision tree learning algorithms deterministic?

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Does Monte Carlo tree search qualify as machine learning?

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Is Nassim Taleb right about AI not being able to accurately predict certain types of distributions?

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What is the difference between search and learning?

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What are some possible projects that can be finished in a 4-week time-frame?

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What is the relationship between fuzzy logic and objective bayesian probability?

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How to embed/deploy an arbitrary machine learning model on microcontrollers?

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Why didn't champion of the Go game manage to win the last game against AlphaGo, after winning the 4th one?

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Is it necessary to know the details behind the AI algorithms and models?

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How can AI researchers avoid "overfitting" to commonly-used benchmarks as a community?

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What is a support vector machine?

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Can neural networks be used to prove conjectures?

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What is the difference between artificial intelligence and computational intelligence?

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