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Are "what's the SOTA for X" questions on-topic or off-topic?

SOTA = state of the art I read: It was more like asking for reviews / recommendations to choose between two products, which is not directly about explaining any AI fundamentals, and also highly ...
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Why are there so many open questions about pre-trained models?

I've just learned there exits this following closed reason: This post is about specific software, hardware, datasets, or pre-trained models. So why are there so many open questions about pre-trained ...
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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Google Cloud will be Sponsoring AI SE

Update on March 21, 2024 This site sponsorship has been extended through June 30th. Update on January 24, 2024 This site sponsorship is now only visible to users in the US and Canada, due to the ...
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Are legal questions (AI act) on topic here?

Just wondering if specific questions about the AI act are on topic here ? or are they better suited for a legal SE ?
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Where can I ask a question about formal logic?

Three weeks ago I asked a question and got no answer. The question involves an extension to traditional formal logic. I have a short paper that shows that the extension obeys formal rules and is ...
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Guidelines for literature search questions on specific models

In the vast world of deep learning, there are countless models each having its own unique set of properties. Let's say we have a model M with a specific property P. Now, if I have a question about ...
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Is book recommendation or review on-topic on this site?

If one asks to recommend a book or asks to review a specific textbook about artificial intelligence, is this considered on-topic for this site?
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Are questions about prompt-design on-topic here?

The Stack Exchange company just posted this: Starting the Prompt Design Site: A New Home in our Stack Exchange Neighborhood, which led me to wonder if this topic is already be covered by this site or ...
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What is the stance of this Stack regarding questions involving AI Art. from the perspective of an artist rather than a programmer?

I think that I probably already know the answer, but I'm going to ask anyway. What is the stance of this stack regarding people (Specifically artists) asking questions about creating art using AI as a ...
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Do we want to keep model-specific tags for LLMs?

With the recent attention (pun intended) on models such as LLaMA, ChatGPT, GPT-4 and more being released by the week, we have seen a lot of new questions on this topic on our site as well. Let's first ...
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2023 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #3 on Artificial Intelligence has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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Should the tag [offline-reinforcement-learning] be added?

Question: Should there be a tag for offline-reinforcement-learning on AI Stack Exchange? Background: It seems that the current relevant tags for offline RL are [tag:off-policy methods], offline-...
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2023 Community Moderator Election

The 2023 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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2023 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Artificial Intelligence Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election ...
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How to link to an AI question on MathOverflow?

MathOverflow has a nice question about the n-bit XOR accuracy of a linear perceptron. Should it be imported somehow to AI.SE or otherwise linked?
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2022: a year in moderation

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Attracting fewer spam posts

I noticed a very large number of questions seem to think they are asking a question to an AI, not understanding that this is a human Q and A about the topic of AI. Especially after chatGPT being ...
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Please do not post AI-generated content as actual posts

Recently, there's been an influx of posts that have been entirely AI-generated in response to a question, particularly using the ChatGPT bot. There have recently been some big advances in the ...
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Upcoming moderator election in January 2023

Update Jan 26, 2023: Due to technical changes in the election system that are still being worked on from Stack Exchange's side, it looks like the start of the election will be slightly delayed. I don'...
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Krpoki Sudoko Translation in CNF [closed]

I am trying to solve Kropki Sudoko using CNF formulas. Here are the formulas that I have created till now For each pre-assigned entry on the board in the initial board, a unit clause is defined as: $...
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Do we need to keep the [homework] tag?

I recently noticed that we have a homework tag here on AI.SE. I'm not sure exactly when it was created, but this tag doesn't seem like a useful tag to me, for basically the same reasons that Stack ...
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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

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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

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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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