Questions tagged [artificial-intelligence]

Questions about design and properties of agents that act in a dynamic environment and make decisions towards some goal without user control.

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AI Search - State in the toy vacuum problem

I have been reading about AI search, specifically the toy vacuum cleaner problem and I would like to code an example of this but I am finding the description of the state hard to get my head around. ...
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Research the following [closed]

What does a web browser extension + plugin look like? What are the business and technology requirements to integrate an extension on a browser? What are the business and technology requirements to ...
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If i use other peoples code for my final year project does that come under Plagiarism?

I want to make a facial recognition project but my coding ability is very limited so I am going to be relying on other peoples code but if i use their code even if i change the variables and make ...
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New Neural Network Pruning Algorithm

I developed an algorithm that can prune down neural networks while retaining most of the accuracy. For example, it can take a trained neural network (relu activation functions) with a hidden layer of ...
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Why do Google Deepmind images always look the same?

There is a certain sameness to google deep mind images. Why do they always look like a bad tool album cover?
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Has GPT-3 put web designers out of work yet?

https://prototypr.io/post/gpt-3-design-hype/ Has GPT-3 had any effect on the how many humans are hired to do web design yet?
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How to prove that the pseudo-code of thresholded-A* algorithm from my teacher's book is correct?

I have the following DFS2 pseudo-code, which is used in the pseudo-code of IDA*, from my teacher's book, but I cannot understand why it's correct: ...
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Can you suggest a topic for a Bachelor Thesis in Mathematics that is related to Machine Learning? [closed]

Context I am a final year Bachelor of Mathematics student and next semester I will write my Bachelor thesis. My interests are in Machine Learning (ML) and I will do a master in ML next year. More ...
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What is the combinatorial reasoning for the $n$ factor in $n \times n! / (b!(n - b)!)$?

I am currently studying the textbook Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, 4th Edition, by Russell and Norvig. Chapter 3 Solving Problems by Searching says the following: Another type of grid ...
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In counterfactual regret minimization, why are additions to regret weighted by reach probability?

I'm reading the algorithm on page 12 of An Introduction to Counterfactual Regret Minimization. On lines 25 and 26, we accumulate new values into $r_i$ and $s_i$: $25.\space \space r_I[a] ← r_I[a] + \...
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Is MDP Considered as The Model-based Value Iteration in/of Reinforcement Learning?

Is MDP Considered as The Model-based Value Iteration in/of Reinforcement Learning? If no, then Reinforcement Learning is all about being Model-free learning. Right?
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Transition Function in MDP

I got a question about who and how sets the transation function values in markov decision processes? I mean when some says that an agent, in real world grid, is going to step up by %80 and left/right ...
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Good Articles/book on neural networks

I search good articles or books on neural network. unfortunately i don't a lot of time and only now i started to research this field. so i actually search a good source that will give the fundamental (...
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Is machine learning and AI all about pattern recognition?

I realized that machine learning and AI is mostly about spamming the auto correlation and cross correlations from mathematics and combining them with memory arrays. Is it right? What do you think ...
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How to get a heatmap of pixel influences from a Convolutional Neural Network

If I have a CNN model (let's say I'm using Tensorflow and Keras) that I've trained for a particular task. For example, let's say I've trained it to detect the difference between an apple and banana. ...
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What is the purpose of learning propositional logic

I am in an AI class where we have extensively learned about propositional logic. I am wondering what the point of learning this is? Are there any uses for propositional logic? Beyond basic logic gates ...
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Is deepfake detection viable?

I'm thinking of doing a project on deepfake detection, but I'm not entirely sure if it is viable. Based on my understanding, how it works is that deepfake generation programs have a generative and ...
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How to find unary potential in belief propagation algorithm for Markov Random Field with a tree structure?

Given that I have a Markov Random Field with a tree structure, which means that belief propagation (or sum product) algorithm will give me the exact solution when I query for marginal probabilities. I ...
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object image segmentation

I have 2 different datasets with similar objects, one where each object is 50 pixels wide and the other where they are 150 pixels. Each photo is 512x512 for both datasets. These two datasets have the ...
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Creating An Artificial Universe

This is a general question and one that has bugged me for a long time. I want to start working on an artificial universe, not something too ambitious but more of a basic concept. What I have in mind ...
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About the complexity of deciding if the closed world assumption for renamable Horn CNF is consistent

Let $T$ be a theory that only contains renamable horn formulas. What is the complexity of deciding if the closed world assumption $CWA(T)$ is consistent? The closed world assumption is defined as ...
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How are prime implicates of HORN-Formulas defined?

I'm confused about the definition of prime implicates in Horn formulas. For example in the paper of Kira 2012 on page 109 it is stated: Now in the paper of Boros 2010 on page 82 the following ...
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Why do AI researchers seem to think that consciousness is a computation?

Disclaimer: I am just an undergraduate student so my exposure to a lot of things is certainly limited. I am not sure about the actual popularity of the idea that consciousness is a computation but my ...
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Begin with AWS or Azure ML Course? (or something else?)

I tend to see a lot of ML/AI/DL courses everywhere. Having no background in either of these, I am confused about what to do and where to begin. I was suggested to have a look into the Stanford Andrew ...
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Situation calculus: how to find pre-conditions in 15-puzzle game?

I have been working on finding the preconditions for a situation calculus example for some time now. This example is called the game "15-puzzle" where you can find a discription here https://...
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Books for the Mathematical Theory of AI/ML

I am interested in the mathematical foundations of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Are there any books which will describe and present the mathematical foundations in detail? I am not ...
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Delta rule for binary step function

I have a question of understanding about the Delta Rule: $\Delta w_i = (y - \hat{y}) \times x_i$ Why does $x$ have to be multiplied again after the difference? If the input is $0$, the product of $w$...
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Is there any way that I, a CLI PHP developer, could “hook into” some kind of AI blackbox?

For many years now, I have heard about "AI" and "neural networks" and all these buzzwords, and it is regularly claimed on Slashdot that this or that open source program is able to "do AI". But then I ...
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Retrieving data from website - Parser vs AI

I'm currently working on a personal software project (as a hobby) and would like to know which kind of approach I should follow according to you. My application scans some websites (like Amazon or ...
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How can I treat a problem like a search problem in AI?

I'm a CS student and I'm trying to understand the searching algorithms used in AI. My problem is that I don't really understand how to treat a problem like a search problem. I don't know which would ...
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Search algorithm for vehicles moving through a square grid

I started to learn AI and I'm trying to solve the following problem like a search problem and I'm wondering which search algorithm would be the best in this case. Please give me at least some tips, I ...
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Face recognition system with a sparse dataset

I have a dataset of 100 ID's, each ID with only a single unique face image. How can I develop an effective face recognition system to recognise only these faces? I was thinking Deep Learning but the ...
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Performing semantic segmentation on images on word documents

At the moment, I'm making a comparative analysis between two different neural networks for a class. The problem they are both trying to solve is detecting tables on documents. Below is an example of ...
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Calculate the number of models of a KB

Suppose we had a domain with two individuals, $x$ and $y$. Suppose we had two predicate symbols $p$ and $q$ and three constants $a$, $b$, and $c$. Suppose we had the knowledge base KB defined by: ...
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How to get synonyms from definitions using Bayes algorithm

I work on a project: an online dictionary where the user can find definitions of a word he's looking for. My supervisor asked us to add synonyms using machine learning. He recommend us to use Bayes ...
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Are all computer viruses man-made?

I'm curious if the origin of any successful computer virus is known to NOT have an intentional, human originator. To put it another way, do computer viruses ever "spontaneously" originate through the ...
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Time efficient way to implement Multi-Armed-Bandits?

I'm doing a research on Multi-Armed Bandit (MAB) problem with approx. 1 million arms. In contrast, the number of iterations is of course much larger, about 10-20 million. Most MAB-algorithms require ...
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Is Artificial intelligence simply taking decisions on the basis of values produced by a machine learning model

I am researching on AI and its working. Whenever I try to search for AI algorithms, ML algorithms come up. Then, I read the differences between ML & AI. One of the key points mentioned was "AI is ...
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Coding a Binary Constraint in Python

I am working on a CSP solver in python, and am stuck how to code the constraints. According to my assignment, the constraints are given through an input file, and can contain operators such as <, >,...
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Sample applications based on First Order Logic

I often hear about benefits of FOL, but I wonder what are some of its real world applications? Could someone please provide samples/case studies of applications of FOL that address real world ...
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What is the meaning of the mutation rate in genetic algorithms?

Let us suppose that we have a mutation rate of 5%. What does this mean? Each gene of each individual has 5% of probability of change to another value? At the end, around 5% of the genes of each ...
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Approximating Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) with Binarized Neural Networks (BNNs)

I am working currently as a research intern on Binarized Neural Networks where the weights and the activations of the network are binary. The architecture of this type of networks makes them memory ...
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Being stuck and frustrated with my masters project

I'm doing a masters in CS that requires me to implement from scratch most of the neural network models and because python libraries aren't applicable to what i want. The problem is that i don't feel ...
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Good AI model for learning to write code, specifically generate css from any given html?

Currently I am working on getting lots of html code and its related css, via id or class name. Once I have enough data to work with I am unsure how it would be easiest for any model to learn what css ...
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Why does my EM algorithm not converge?

Any ideas why my likelihood probability for this EM algorithm doesn't converge (have slope of 0) to "find" the three clusters? I've tried increasing the iterations, which makes the slope nearly ...
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Confused on Variational AutoEncoder

I'm a bit confused on how Variational Autoencoders are trained. In particular I'm confused on how the latent variable is generated for each input. My questions are as follows: When running ...
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Need recursive version of Conflict based backjumping

I am implementing conflict directed Backjumping algorithm of prosser in java. But, the algorithm is iterative approach. How can it be built with recursive approach? In AIMA they give the recursive ...
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Why is IDA$^*$ faster than A$^*$? Why does IDA$^*$ visit more nodes than A$^*$?

I used IDA$^*$ for optimally solving the 8-puzzle and my friends used A$^*$ for it too (with same manhattan distance heuristic). I calculated the average running time and number of nodes of my ...
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How to devise an algorithm to generate a random but valid train track layout?

I am wondering if I have quantity C of curved tracks and quantity S of straight tracks, how I could devise an algorithm, (computer assisted or not), to design a "random" layout using all of those ...
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Multi-agent randomized behavior

In Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach Edition 3, Page of 43, At Single Vs. Multi-agent section's last line, Writer says, In some competitive environments, randomized behavior is rational ...

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