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AWS will be sponsoring Artificial Intelligence

We're thrilled to announce that AWS will be sponsoring Artificial Intelligence starting on July 18 through December 31. We wanted to give you a heads-up and walk you through what that means. How and ...
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condense "gradient" family of tags

tl;dr: I think the "gradient" family of tags needs cleanup. Motivation: There are 17 tags with the term "gradient" in them. https://ai.stackexchange.com/tags Of those, 5 have zero ...
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2022 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #2 on Artificial Intelligence has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new pro-tem moderator is: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them ...
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dfs and bfs should be synonyms for depth-first-search and breadth-first-search (respectively)

When I was a mod, I spent a huge amount of time organising and cleaning up the site, but there are still things that can be improved (I wish someone else also cared about these things too - I would ...
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How best to interact with the candidates in a moderator election?

I'm participating in the ongoing election, and, similar to one of the candidates, I have concerns about the statements made by some of the candidates. Is there a way to reach out to the candidates and ...
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Should we merge the tags neural-networks and deep-neural-networks?

We have three very related tags neural-networks deep-neural-networks deep-learning The second could be merged with the first because it's partially redundant, and the definition of a a deep neural ...
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2022 Community Moderator Election

The 2022 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Announcement: Upcoming Moderator Election Planned for May 9

A while ago we have already posted a check for potential interest in new members of our community becoming moderators. At the time there seemed to be relatively little interest, but it would be good ...
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What is the best place to ask questions about deep learning, reinforcement learning, neural networks?

I started with AI at SO, and too with Quora, but both places seem to not really be used by people working in these areas. I am judging by traffic. Are there other places where people meet and discuss ...
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Can we ask whether/how AI might be applied to a specific need or use?

I wrote a terrible question on the SE Meta. (Albeit, I enjoy a significant amount of rep from it because it has about equal up and down votes. The community is split.) But in the process, I learned a ...
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2022 Potential Moderator Election: Community Interest Check

Since one of our previous (and most active) moderators is no longer moderating for our site, we currently have a lack of active moderators and are considering to hold a new election relatively soon. ...
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Why was my question closed?

I was told that my question was missing some specific details, which I fixed. A day later my question was closed due to missing details and clarity. What details? I fixed the problems that were ...
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Is it okay to boldify(higlight) the portion of answer that is deserved to be, without posters permission?

Please consider this question for better understanding the question as this doubt originated while going through the question. The core part of the question is How do researchers generally treat ...
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How important is to write an edit summary during moderation activity?

It is important for every member of our community to edit the questions and answers in order to enhance the quality of our site. There are several reasons for editing. Few of them are To remove ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Is it recommended to accept an uncited plagiarised answer?

One of my questions got answers from a user. The user had provided the exact answer to my question. So, in general, I need to upvote because of clarity and explanation and accept because it is ...
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Please, do NOT upvote unclear, opinion-based and too broad questions

I've noticed that the community keeps upvoting questions that are either not fully clear to be properly answered opinion-based too broad Please, don't upvote this type of question/post, even if you ...
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What's the point in locking this closed question?

The question Why did the openai's gym website close? was closed. Then it was locked. What's the point in locking this question?
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List of problematic tags that can lead to off-topic questions

This meta-post is meant to list tags that can lead to off-topic and opinion-based questions, in particular, programming questions, hardware-related questions, datasets and pre-trained models, and ...
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Answer deleted by diamond moderator during bounty

Raising concern here as Flags and request for moderator intervention has failed. Requesting intervention of AI staff moderators. Is it general norms that a diamond moderatornbro can delete an answer ...
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Answer deleted along with question diamond moderator nbro- III

Raising concern here as Flags and request for moderator intervention has failed. Requesting intervention of AI staff moderators. It has come to my attention this question has been deleted by diamond ...
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my answer has been deleted along with its question by diamond moderator nbro

Raising concern here as Flags and request for moderator intervention has failed. Requesting intervention of AI staff moderators. It has come to my attention this question(https://ai.stackexchange.com/...
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My answer was deleted by a diamond moderator to gain votes and answer for himself

Raising concern here as Flags and request for moderator intervention has failed. Requesting intervention of AI staff moderators. Is it general norms that a diamond moderator nbro(https://ai....
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About the consensus regarding the `input` tag

There are several questions on our main site regarding the format of input needed for neural networks or other models. When I search for tags, only the input-layer ...
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Which math questions should be on-topic?

Math is used everywhere in science and tech, including in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Math questions Sometimes, we get questions of the form "What is a tensor?" or "...
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Artificial Intelligence is Graduating (Becoming Full, Non-Beta Site)

We [= the AI.SE mods] are happy to share that we have been informed that our Artificial Intelligence site will be graduating, which means that it will lose its status as a "Beta" site and ...
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Is it allowed to ask questions about the perceptions/imaginations of a researchers towards the concepts of artificial intelligence?

There may be several misperceptions in some researchers like me due to the wrong understanding of concepts in the early days. For toy example, if we see the following equation $$y = x \theta$$ I used ...
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Will our Beta label be removed? [duplicate]

Since we learned that Matter Modeling is graduating and Quantum Computing is graduating and Freelancing is graduating, I'm curious if AI will be too?
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Intel will soon be sponsoring AI

We're excited to announce that Intel will be sponsoring AI beginning November 11th through February 7, 2022. We wanted to give you a heads up and walk you through what it will look like. How and where ...
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Is our main site eligible for graduation and who has to take the decision of graduation? [duplicate]

Currently, our main site is in the public beta stage and the next stage is the graduation of our main site. With this context, I want to know whether our main site is eligible in all aspects to get a ...
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What exactly do the BOT Community when modified some questions in the main site of AI.SE?

I always see a BOT Community modified questions for example this: "modified 2 hours ago" Is the emergence of the field "psychology of artificial intelligence" necessary? When I ...
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Should we merge the tags object-recognition and image-classification?

From my experience, the terms/expressions "object recognition" or "object classification" are synonyms for "image classification" (also known as "image recognition&...
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Is on-topic ask about the lack of R tagged questions in ai.stackexchange?

Is this on-topic or off-topic? in case off-topic how can I reframe the question of why R is few used in AI? or all is off-topic?
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What would we need to do to relabel the "Chinese Room" on SE:AI?

I find this an unfortunate choice by Searle in the present era, and argue The Grecian Room is more suitable My feeling is that Chinese Room creates a negative perception of Asian people and Asian ...
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What exactly is the philosophical aspect of AI in this context?

Consider the following introduction lines regarding our main site Artificial Intelligence Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for people interested in the theoretical (including mathematical)...
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Is it okay to ask questions that validate my understanding on a concept in artificial intelligence?

I may get many questions to check whether my understanding of a particular concept in artificial intelligence is correct or not. For example, you can check the question here. Like this, I may get many ...
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Should AI intellectual property Law be on topic?

I've been a mod here for a long-*ss time, and this question has come up a lot. Is it okay to use publicly available Instagram videos to train an AI? I consult with attorneys on such subjects, work in ...
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What are the issues with quote only answer?

Suppose I found a question that I can answer. Since I am not good in phrasing statements in English, I can answer it using only the quote from a credible source. Why such answers are discouraged? If ...
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Some of my questions haven't been answered. Is there something I can do?

The title says it all. @nbro has helped in increasing clarity in my questions. Is there anything else I can do?
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Can I use any image in our sites?

I asked a question recently and used an image in the question. The image is from a random website. I did not explicitly give credits or references to the picture. I am not sure whether I can upload ...
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Why was this question marked as off-topic?

A few days ago, I posted this question that was later closed for being off-topic. I don't mean to beat a dead horse, but I genuinely don't think the question broke any rules. The question I asked was: ...
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Are you interested in moderating Artificial Intelligence Stack exchange?

Our main site has four moderators. Some (nbro♦) are/is active and some are rarely active due to various reasons. If there is a possibility in increasing the number of moderators, are you interested in ...
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What is the maximum limit for number of moderators to our main site?

Is there any limit on the maximum number of moderators for our main site?
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Is removing my upvotes and acceptance to an answer okay incase of confusion?

If I post a question and receives and answer. Then, in general, I use to upvote if it make sense to me and accepts the answer if it is apt to the context of the question. But I cannot say whether the ...
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Can we arrange a call to past active users?

Since there are at-least few users on this site who are active in past and are absolutely silent now. Can we ping them in chats or in comments or some way to let them know that we need their ...
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Is it not recommended to ask the intent of other members in the community in which our site policies are involved?

Recently I requested an user as follows If you want to post it on meta, please tell me. Else I will do it. The post, I am asking about, is related to the scope of the site. Since I am involved in ...
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Conflict of interest in declined flags

I flagged as unfriendly/unkind the following comment in this thread: @desertnaut I don't have the time nor will to continue this useless discussion here. Moreover, I flagged the following comment in ...
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What are the practices of serious stack contributors?

Stack network is laid on foundation of contribution and helping others in finding their questions solved. This question is only for the members who are dedicated to the stack community. You can see ...
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Is it Okay to remove thanking phrases in questions?

Some of the new users write phrases like thank u, thanks in advance etc., Although these phrases show respect or gratitude towards the voluntary contribution by other users, they are not productive ...
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What is stopping us from expanding our scope strategically?

In current AI, most of the research work is happening in machine learning. Lot of buzzwords are popping up in this domain. And most of the experts are into the implementation of new models, algorithms ...
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