Artifical Intelligence in the field of computer science is the study, design and engineering of intelligent systems able to perceive their environment and take actions to optimize their chance of success in achieving a goal.

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Neural network input preprocessing

It's clear that the effectiveness of a neural network depends strongly on the format you give it to work with. You want to preprocess it into the most convenient form you can algorithmically get to, ...
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Minimize travel distance of n people to n locations

The problem: Given the coordinates of N people on a regular 2-dimensional plane and N target points-of-interest (POI) on the same plane, determine the set of pairs of people and POIs that minimize ...
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Microeconomical simulation: coordination/planning between self-interested trading agents

In a typical perfect-information strategy game like Chess, an agent can calculate its best move by searching the state tree for the best possible move, while assuming that the opponent will also make ...
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Recent programming language for AI? [closed]

For a few decades the programming language of choice for AI was either Prolog or LISP, and a few more others that are not so well known. Most of them were designed before the 70's. Changes happens a ...
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Does this count as 'machine learning'? [closed]

I've been working for a while on an app (hobby project) that makes up melodies. Each melody is composed of several phrases (musical sentences, or 'sub-melodies'). Lately I had the idea to allow the ...
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AI development, variation on the horizon effect

Developing an alpha-beta search for "Colorito", which has the characteristic that sometimes simple hill-climbing is impossible; so a sequence of 2 or 3 moves is the only way to make progress. I came ...
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Decide for which class of points neurone will give output 1

We have to class of points red and green. We create neurone with discrete binary activation function. How to choose weights so the neurone will return 1 for red points? How to choose weights so the ...
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Implementing a machine learning algorithm to detect the region of an address

I have 10,000 addresses from a city, which all have a region field in the database. When a new address is entered, then I want my software to automatically detect the region of the address . I think ...
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Determinining “value” in multi-agent microeconomical simulation

I am trying to determine an objective way for a self-interested agent to calculate the optimal buying/selling price for goods in a multi-agent simulation not dissimilar to Sugarscape ...
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Looking for a specific type of artificial intelligence

I am looking to create a challenging AI project. There is an online card game that allows you to build a deck to play with out of randomly presented cards. You have to choose one each time out of a ...
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Could one sample be enough for a perceptron training?

I need to compare a picture and decide whether or not it is similar to another one. In this case, I would like to use a simple perceptron that compares pixelmaps of both pictures. But I have only very ...
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Best techniques for an AI of a card game

I’m trying to develop an AI for a card game and I’m a bit stuck about the technique/algorithm I should use. Here are a few assumptions about the game: After the cards are distributed to players, ...
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How to do inference in a card game?

In the game there are 5 players, each with 8 cards in hand. No other card is present. Using Monte Carlo (MCTS) I run many simulations of the game from the current state to the end of the match. In ...
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Language for Chess Position Evaluation (experimental) [closed]

My aim is to, via pattern analysis and statistics, (as well as piece mobility and position) build a chess position evaluation analyzer (rather than simply going brute force ply-searching). Id like ...
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Is there a good Cognitive Architecture for implementing intelligent software agents?

So, I like dabbling in intelligent agent design (mainly video-game 'bots' but also some general task automation), but as a budding psychologist, I'd be really interested in a platform for developing ...
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Understanding velocity update in Binary Particle Swarm Optimization

I am wondering how to interpret the velocity update in a Binary Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO). To recap the velocity update : V(t+1) = V(t) + c1 * r1 * (XlocalBest - X(t)) + c2 * ...
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What's the best/most efficent way to create a semi-intelligent AI for a tic tac toe game?

basically I am attempting to make a a efficient/smallish C game of Tic-Tac-Toe. I have implemented everything other then the AI for the computer so far. my squares are basically structs in an array ...
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How to implement software for my vehicle

I'm developing a Driver Safety Monitoring System which is kind of small software which would be implemented inside a car with connections to few cameras. What I want to know is to implement this ...
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Subsumption architecture vs. perceptual control theory

I'm a new person to AI field and I have to research and compare two different architectures for a thesis I'm writing. Before you scream (homework thread), I've been reading on these two topics only ...
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How to solve this problem- Neural Net? Fuzzy? Other?

Hi I have a programming problem that I would like to solve using some artificial intelligence technique. I really dont know where to start. I would like some guidance as to what methodology to pursue. ...
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Algorithm to create an TicTacToe game AI [closed]

What are the algorithms I could use to create an AI for the game TicTacToe. I have already used Alpha–beta pruning and Predictive modelling. What the other good Algorithms I can use to create this AI. ...
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building a chat bot for an e-commerce site

I was recently talking to a couple of friends who run a modest e-commerce website (Daily visitors: approx. 100,000,). They plan to have an in-site chat module to engage customers. Since the whole ...
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Do path-finding algorithms have practical use outside of game development?

I'm interested to know if heuristic-based path-finding algorithms such as A* have any real world practical use outside the realm of game development. Are there any other fields of software ...
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Looking for companies with strong R&D departments, specifically for A.I., but I can't seem to find many. Are there only a handful?

I plan to get a PhD in CS, concentrating in some subfield of artificial intelligence, not sure which one at the moment. I'm looking into R&D departments in industry, but there don't seem to be ...
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Algorithm to analyse and predict

I'm having a set of data's, say Question, Question's Main Category,Main Category followers, Question's Related Categories,Each Related Categories followers, Whether it got answer in 24hrs [Yes/No] ...
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Building a tool to fix compiler errors automagically

When a program doesn't compile, error messages are sometimes esoteric. Often a simple Google search leading to a site like stack exchange solves the problem. Now why can't we automate this? How ...
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Getting started with object detection - Image segmentation algorithm

Just getting started on a hobby object-detection project. My aim is to understand the underlying algorithms and to this end the overall accuracy of the results is (currently) more important than ...
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Getting started with AI (Artificial Intelligence) [closed]

I recently got interested in Artificial Intelligence. In my daily life I am a software engineer at a company that develops mobile apps. I am wondering what is the best way to read up on AI? What are ...
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What algorithm(s) can be used to achieve reasonably good next word prediction?

What is a good way of implementing "next-word prediction"? For example, the user types "I am" and the system suggests "a" and "not" (or possibly others) as the next word. I am aware of a method that ...
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Industry jobs in artificial intelligence [closed]

As a relatively new computer science student, I am trying to find my niche within this broader field. My main goal is not academia but, well, a job. As such, I want to choose a specialization or two ...
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Why is Prolog good for AI programming?

I am researching programming languages used for AI programming. I know that LISP is taught as an AI programming language in my university, but Prolog rarely is. I am kind of fond of Prolog, but I'm ...
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How to create an Intelligent Agent [closed]

I am currently doing my Honours in Computer Science and taking Artificial Intelligence as a subject. As part of completing the subject I have to develop my own basic intelligent agent. I have yet to ...
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Algorithm, AI, or intelligent agent suggestions for ingesting poorly-formatted & variable data from different document types

Thanks for looking! Background I have been tasked with writing a program to normalize and ingest data from various sources to a common database. For the sake of simplicity, let's say that the ...
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I don't understand value iteration

In class I am learning about value iteration and markov decision problems, we are doing through the UC Berkley pac-man project, so I am trying to write the value iterator for it and as I understand ...
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How does one generate challenging different puzzles like the one in AirLock android game [closed]

here's the link of the app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.iatll.airlock I had studied AI in the final year of b.tech cs programme, and i do remember some algorithm of ...
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Machine Learning with sample data set

I have a question regarding Machine Learning in general. Consider the following scenario: Given a piece of text, we want a program to know whether the text is 'abusive' or not. To do this we can ...
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Can a neural network provide more than “yes” or “no” answers?

Every example neural network for image recognition I've read about produces a simple "yes" or "no" answer. One exit node corresponds to "Yes, this is a human face," and one corresponds to "No, this ...
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Under which area of Artificial Intelligence is my knowledge store?

I've a maturing idea regarding a knowledge store. For the purposes of this question, the store would be used by a police force for the recording and querying of crimes. I believe that ...
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Tasks incorrectly categorized with online text classifiers

Context: Finding company to do the job The use case of an application I want to write is that a user will describe a task to be performed by some company, e.g., I want to move 10 boxes ...
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Is there any evidence that lisp actually is better than other languages at artificial intelligence?

There seems to be a long-held belief (mainly by non-lispers) that lisp is better than most languages at AI. Where did this belief originate? And is there any basis in fact to it?
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Event driven language for Robotics [closed]

There are several options that are available like C, C++, Matlab and some more. But is there a language that naturally feels like Event programming? For example: If I see a red ball (Event) ---> Do ...
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Type of AI to tackle this problem?

I posted this on stackoverflow but want to get your recommendations as well as a user on overflow recommended I post it here. I'm going to say from the beginning that I am not a programmer, I have a ...
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Ways of Gathering Event Information From the Internet [closed]

What are the best ways of gathering information on events (any type) from the internet ? Keeping in mind that different websites will present information in different ways. I was thinking 'smart' ...
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Of what significance is the solution to the game of checkers in AI research?

I have been doing some research into artificial intelligence and I came across a 2007 paper titled "Checkers is Solved" on the game of checkers being solved by AI techniques after more than 16 years ...
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Are neural networks the best approach to artificial intelligence and machine learning? [closed]

I enjoy learning about artificial intelligence techniques What other techniques are useful for AI and machine learning other than neural networks?
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Create association between informations

I deployed a project some days ago that allow to extract some medical articles using the results of a questionnaire completed by a user. For instance, if I reply on questionnaire I'm affected by ...
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Identifying languages used by particular industries [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What technologies are used for Game development now days? I am new to programming and I don't know the differences between the major languages. I desperately want to ...
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Transaction classification. Artificial intelligence

For a project, I have to classify a list of banking transactions based on their description. Supose I have 2 categories: health and entertainment. Initially, the transactions will have basic ...
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User intentions analysis

I'm going to work on some project that would do a user-action recognition based on what he/she does in the system. As far as I understand there are two main parts here: Intercept the user actions ...
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What technology/algorithm should be used to abstract meaning or keywords from a passage of text?

Hi and thanks for looking! Background I have a project wherein I need to abstract meaning from a passage of text to determine what the text is seeking and then match that text to a list of search ...