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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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Is it okay to introduce 'example' tag?

Lot of terms are already present present and lot of terms are newly originating in artificial intelligence. It may be difficult for beginners to understand new terms from definition. It may require ...
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Can our main site deal with etymological aspects of artificial intelligence?

In any domain of knowledge, we use many words and terms to describe the concepts, techniques, etc., related to that field. Afaik, terminology deals with words to be used in a context and their ...
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Are survey type questions related to implementation allowed?

I am aware that our main site is a science site. So, in strict sense, the type of questions I want to ask for may be off-topic. Our main site has several tags such as ...
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Are questions related to funding of open source AI research and development relevant here?

Are questions related to funding of open-source AI research and development relevant here? (I am working as a research engineer at CEA LIST in France, and developing at home, with others, the ...
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Should questions related to Statistical Learning Theory/Multi-armed Bandits be placed here?

Background There has been a lot talk (both here and CV.SE) regarding if RL questions should be encouraged to be posted here instead of CV.SE or DS.SE. The mods do not seem to agree on which path ...
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Which research-related questions are on-topic here?

We have already had questions about how researchers do certain things. For instance, this one How do AI researchers imagine higher dimensions?. However, on our on-topic page, we haven't yet clarified ...
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Updates to the on-topic page (4/23/2020)

We've had a recent spam attack that resulted in an overwhelming number of links to medium articles, blogs, and other unreliable information sources. (We're asking users to be extra vigilant until we ...
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Which questions related to cognitive science are on-topic?

Artificial intelligence is very related to cognitive science, but which questions related to cognitive science should be on- or off-topic here? Which questions are more appropriate for our site and ...
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Who decides and writes the on-topic and off-topic pages?

Several months ago I posted this: On-topic and off-topic pages need to be clarified, which has NOT yet been addressed. In the past, there have been other similar posts, for example What topics can I ...
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What differentiates us from other similar websites?

The topics of our website highly overlap with the topics of CrossValidated and Data Science, but also with the topics of Computer Science SE, Stack Overflow and Philosophy SE (in fact, they even have ...
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At which point do implementation questions become off-topic?

I haven't ever posted here, but I've been intermittently lurking for some time, in order to understand which kind of questions get asked here. In particular, I see that implementation questions are ...
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What is "on-topic" regarding Reinforcement Learning questions?

I was quite surprised to see this question migrated from AI Stack Exchange to Data Science: https://datascience.stackexchange.com/questions/39279/dqn-cannot-learn-or-converge There are two reasons ...
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