# Questions tagged [artificial-intelligence]

For questions about artificial intelligence, the intelligence of machines and robots and the branch of computer science that aims to create it.

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### Simple ranking/rating algorithm [closed]

Is there a Simple ranking/rating algorithm that calculates a score between 0 and 1 given a number of alerts along with its priority. For example: each system can produce "Low", "Medium" and "High" ...
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### Risk seeking utility

I am stuck on a question in an archived course on BerkeleyX's CS188x Artificial Intelligence. Which of the following would be a utility function for a risk-seeking preference? That is, for which ...
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### Split a map into roughly equal sections directionally and put points in it

I have a 16000 x 9000 grid map and I want to split it into x sections that are preferably of equal size. Then I want to place points on each section are centers of circles with a 2200 unit radius and ...
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### Contradiction in Davis–Putnam–Logemann–Loveland (DPLL) Method?!

As we see on page $10,11$ and $12$ on Google Books we know about Unit Clause (UC) and Pure Literal (PL) in DPLL Algorithms. in the following example if assign value $0$ to variables is prior to ...
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### AI Parameters for Tetris-like Game

I am building an AI to play a variation of Tetris. The rules are changed in that there are 19 different types of pieces, rotation is not allowed, and the pieces can be placed anywhere in a 10X10 grid. ...
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### Maximizing alpha-beta pruning

A MiniMax tree is an arborescent structure generated by an AI role-playing game (e.g., tic tac toe) to simulate the player and its opponent turns, giving scores to each these turns. In the image ...
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### What aspects of convex optimization are used in artificial intelligence, if any?

I work on convex optimization with Stephen Boyd's book. As an example, support vector machines are mentioned as an application of separating hyperplanes theorem. I am wondering if there is any other ...
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### The mathematics behind AlphaGo AI and Google Deepmind [closed]

in case you are following the tech news, Google's AlphaGo beat the world Go champion Lee Sedol, not once but twice. Here is the link of the game 2 review: http://gogameguru.com/alphago-races-ahead-2-...
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### Implicit feature space of Power Kernel

For the polynomial kernel, $K(x,y) = (x^Ty+c)^d$, the implicit feature space $\phi$ for which $K(x,y) = \phi(x)^T \phi(y)$ is of finite dimension and well known [1][2]. It is also well known that the ...
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### Find sectors in a racing line.

Consider the following photo: To magnify image, right click and select open-image in new tab or something similar The photo above is a random race circuit data I've collected. What I'm trying to do ...
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### Bayesian Nets. No active path from X to Y, versus No inactive paths from X to Y

I am learning d-seperation in Bayes nets for my A.I. class. What this involves is considering all paths from some node X to Y (representing random variables) and seeing whether such paths are active ...
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### Solomonoff induction , Shannon Entropy, Kolmogorov Complexity.

If Expected Kolmogorov Complexity equals Shannon Entropy why can't Shannon Entropy be used as an approximation of Kolmogorov Complexity in Solomonoff Induction? Regarding Kolmogorov Complexity and ...
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### Estimating conditional probability as a function of time

My question relates to estimating from a time series a time dependent conditional probability without having a prior parametric model of anything. Suppose I have two variables: r and I, and each can ...
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### Application of computers in higher mathematics

Currently the main application of computers in mathematics seems to be to compute things, i.e. to solve equations, evaluate integrals, etc. It is at all possible to delegate the thinking of a ...
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### First Order Logic

Is it possible to represent the english sentence with numerical value in First order Logic. For example if the sentence is: Nobody has more than one mother. I am wandering who can i show the ...
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### Testing critical points using newton-raphson method

I'm working on a homework assignment for my artificial intelligence course and I became a bit stuck on one part. The problem asks to retrieve the optima of the function and then to tell for each ...
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### Proving that a Hessian Matrix is positive definite

I'm currently stuck on a problem for my Artificial Intelligence class. The assignment is provided at the following link: http://courses.engr.illinois.edu/cs440/HW1.pdf The problems that I'm stuck on ...
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