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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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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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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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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 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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'Bioinformatics' tag

I was just reading this question regarding the use of deep neural networks for RNA data. I noticed that the user had used the 'biology' tag instead of a 'bioinformatics' tag, so I went to edit their ...
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Should game theory be explicitly mentioned as a topic in our on-topic page?

Game Theory is a sub-branch of economics. In fact, Economics Stack Exchange has many questions tagged with game-theory. We also have some questions tagged with this tag. However, to me, given that I'm ...
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Should "evaluation" be a synonym for "testing"?

We currently have a tag testing with the description (written by myself) For questions related to the concept of testing or evaluating machine learning models and algorithms. In supervised learning, ...
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Should "strong-ai" and "agi" be synonymous?

Some people say that strong AI would be an AGI with consciousness/self-awareness (see e.g. the Chinese Room argument), but that, in general, an AGI may not be conscious (whatever the definition of ...
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Should we have the tags "algorithm-request" and "model-request"?

There are many questions on our site that of the form (for example, this one) Which algorithm/model can potentially solve this task X successfully? This question is a bit problematic, because, ...
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Merge [graphs] and [graph-theory] tags

These tags seem to be effectively interchangeable for all questions I've seen them used in. Should they be merged? (Note: I agree graph-neural-networks should remain distinct.)
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Are hardware-related questions on topic?

The question What kind of hardware and software are required to build an AI system? asks for hardware recommendations. However, there exists already a site, namely https://hardwarerecs.stackexchange....
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Do we need the tag 'concepts'?

Similarly to the question Do we really need the tag ai-basics?, do we really need the tag concepts? The current description of the tag is Use for broad questions on the concepts used in AI and ...
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On reference and resource requests

There are at least two tags that are related to requests: reference-request and resource-request. The current description of the former is Use this tag when requesting examples of research or links ...
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Which tag should be used for questions that will lead to speculative answers?

I have noticed that there are a lot of questions on this website that will lead to primarily opinion-based or speculative answers. However, on this website, we also allow philosophical questions. ...
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Tags artificial-consciousness and self-awareness should be merged

The only difference between artificial-consciousness and self-awareness is that the former is "restricted to engineered artifacts", so I think these tags should be merged and only the tag artificial-...
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Why do need the tag sentience if we already have artificial-consciousness and emotional-intelligence?

I believe that the tag sentience is not necessary given that we already have artificial-consciousness and emotional-intelligence. A sentient AI is an an AI that perceives or feels (according to the ...
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On the management of tags on this website

In this long post, I will describe a few issues associated with tags that I believe should be solved. Feel free to add your opinions regarding the issues or specific tags (or feel free to edit this ...
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New Tag Ant Colony

A new tag ant-colony has been introduced. I see 2 problems here: The name should have been ant-colony-optimization The tag <...
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"Natural Language" vs. "Natural Language Processing" tags?

I'm wondering if this should be a single tag. However, if we do keep them as separate tags, how do we disambiguate? natural-language natural-language-processing
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What should we rename the [theorics] tag to?

Right now, we have a tag called [theorics]. "Theorics" is kind of a dubious word. I've never heard the word used anywhere but this very site. Wiktionary says that the word is "obsolete". Google Ngram ...
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New Topology Tag Info (scope of usage & definition/disambiguation)

A knowledgeable user graciously submitted this edit for the topology tag, but the scope of the content is such that I wanted to bring it to the community for discussion: USAGE GUIDANCE Topology ...
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Ambiguous monte-carlo-search tag

I think the monte-carlo-search tag is currently ambiguous. The tag info page currently says: For questions about clarifications/applications/implementation ...
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Should we make tags for the different languages?

Recently, a user asked a question in which I am unable to help (Or even refer) the OP as I do not know which language is being used. So, my question is, should we make language tags ("python", "...
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What description do we want for the "ai-community" tag?

This has been proposed: For questions about current affairs about various types of contributions/theories proposed by different groups/communities identifying themselves as AI researchers/...
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Do we need to disambiguate the "gaming" tag?

Gaming in the computational sense really refers to video games which are distinct from combinatorial games (board games, card games, etc.) My feeling is that the approach to these general ...
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Should the tag ultraintelligent-machine be changed to superintelligence?

I did some googling and "ultraintelligent machine" seems to derive from a 1965 I.J. Good article. My feeling is that such a tag would largely refer to his work, and that superintelligence more ...
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Should [cnn] be a synonym of [convolutional-neural-networks]?

We currently have both cnn and convolutional-neural-networks. Should cnn be a synonym of convolutional-neural-networks?
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Proposed Tag: Probabilistic Graphical model

I Searched for the PGM tag to subscribe to but could not find it. IMHO, Probabilistic Graphical model is an essential branch of AI Thanks
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Rename [nlp] to [natural-language-processing]

Currently, we have the tag nlp. Now that we have 35 characters in tags, can we change this to natural-language-processing?
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Expand [conv-neural-network] to [convolutional-neural-networks]

The tag length limit is now expanded to 35 characters. This means that conv-neural-network can be expanded to convolutional-neural-networks.
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Would a technology tag be useful?

I feel like the following question is missing a tag: https://ai.stackexchange.com/q/2015/8 that would highlight that this question is about technology or physical device. Would you think creating ...
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Should [deep-network] and [deep-learning] be made synonymous?

In this question: Should the [deep-network] tag be replaced by [deep-learning]?, it seems that it was agreed upon that the deep-network should be replaced by deep-learning. However, currently, both ...
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Natural language processing tags

Which of the following tags you can suggest to merge or remove? nlp computational-linguistics natural-language (deleted) lexical-recognition language-processing (deleted) grammar-induction pattern-...
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Which tags should be used for image recognition?

Given the following question: How does Pinterest decipher what's on unmarked pictures and categorize them? which tags should be suitable for it in terms of the image recognition? image-...
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Do we need the [brain] tag?

This tag doesn't really seem to be much use. brain would seem a more appropriate tag for a site like biology.SE.
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Does decision-theory tag also includes simple AI decisions?

Is decision-theory tag basically the same as decision-making? For example, can this question: Would Google's self-driving-car stop when it sees somebody with a T-shirt with a stop sign printed ...
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What should the [research] tag be used for?

Currently, I don't know what it's being used for1. What should it be used for? Should we burninate it? 1Actually, it looks like its being used both for research claims and when people want to find ...
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training vs pre-training tag

Is there any significant difference between training and pre-training, or we an have one tag for it?
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definitions vs terminology

Are these tags (definitions vs terminology) should be the same, or one should be synonym over another? Or they have different purpose?
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Which tag should be used for gaming?

Currently we've the following tags related to gaming: ai-games, gaming, go-game, game-theory, game-play, games. Can we decide on one or two to stick with related to gaming? Which one would be the ...
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Writing tag wikis for broad/general tags?

How should we write tag wikis for broad or general tags? Such as algorithm, or history?
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Should We Start Writing Tag Usage Guidances and Descriptions?

The title, all in all. Do we need to start writing usage guidance and descriptions for the tags yet? This is needed in the future, but in the beta I'm not sure of. Ideas?
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What's the best use of the [agi] tag?

I asked a question that was meant to discuss artificial intelligence in general. I tagged it artificial-intelligence, and someone fairly pointed out that that's redundant. I changed it to agi, because ...
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Why isn't the [artificial-intelligence] tag blacklisted?

I've seen several questions that use the artificial-intelligence tag, sometimes as the only tag on the question. That is not useful for categorizing questions, so please don't add this to your ...
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