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Should we do a mass migration of Data Sciency questions on AI that remain unanswered?

My personal position is we should indeed take basic questions on any aspect of AI, so I'm not suggesting we end our experiment accepting implementation questions, but, where these questions haven't ...
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Are name and description of this site in disagreement?

If we look at the curriculum of AI in any university, we will find as topics: agents, neural nets, supervised/unsupervised learning ... . In a few ones, an small part about AGI or mind. It is not ...
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Math equations on AI stackexchange [duplicate]

I recently replied to a post on ai stackexchange, and I noticed that it is not possible to insert equations, unlike other websites like crypto stackexchange for example. I believe the library used on ...
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How should non-fact-based answers be handled?

Since this site is more subjective than some, we occasionally get answers that are solely based on personal opinion or make claims with no justification/references. Even subjective questions should ...
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Should the badge design for this site be changed?

So, I have seen each stack exchange sites have their own stylized badge style. For example CrossValidated has a leaf like symbol, Biology has a genetic symbol. It definitely helps to add uniqueness to ...
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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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Are these tags synonymous?

I came across these tags. Are these tags synonymous? spanish-language language-processing natural-language natural-language-processing The Spanish language tag is not synonymous, but I don't find ...
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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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Should this site be combined with the Data Science stack exchange?

According to my scope of the subjects. Artificial intelligence in a very strict sense should only contain questions pertaining to how we can create truly intelligent (creative, aware, etc.) machines. ...
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Can we create something to permanently deal with the "Getting Started" question?

Folks: Like it or not, people are going to continue to post variations of the "How do I get started in AI" question. No matter how many get closed and marked off-topic, they're going to keep showing ...
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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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Please welcome another pro tem mod!

I'm Pops, a Community Manager at Stack Exchange. Though it once again saddens me to say it, one of your moderators has decided it's time to step down. Another of your fellow community members here on ...
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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 [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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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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Should we expand Ai guidelines to include "History of AI Theory"?

This suggestion came from a comment on another thread, but I thought it was worthy of it's own meta question, so people can vote on and discuss it. Here is the full comment: "I came across the ...
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Should we expand the guidelines of AI to include "AI Architecture"?

In discussion with an experience researcher and developer, it was suggested that: "If there was a focus on how one can practically design an AI system while not being bogged down by programming ...
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Please welcome your new pro tem mod!

I'm Pops, a Community Manager at Stack Exchange. Though it saddens me to say it, one of your moderators has decided it's time to step down. Fortunately for you, one of your fellow AI Stackers has ...
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The description of the site seems incorrect

The site is described as "For people interested in conceptual questions about life and challenges in a world where "cognitive" functions can be mimicked in purely digital environment." However, this ...
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13 out of the 15 questions on the front page right now are -1 or lower score: This site needs a broader scope or it's doomed

I came to ask a basic fundamental question about AI: In a neural network when inputting nerve input to sense a 2D environment, how do you differentiate two types of objects so the neural network can ...
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Was this answer about dissolving in an AI acceptable in its original state?

This answer looked like this when it was first posted: Did you mean, technological singularity? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technological_singularity This looks suspiciously like a link-only ...
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Accepting Nominations — Who should moderate this site? [duplicate]

Ideally Moderators are elected by the community, but until the community is large enough to hold a proper election, we will be appointing three provisional Moderators to fill those roles. We need ...
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How Do We Encourage More "Non-Speculative" Questions?

I'm getting tired of this site. It's supposed to be a factual site about software development and stuff. But 90% of the questions are sci-fi/fantasy questions like "If AI becomes sentient.......". The ...
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Technical questions are not getting closed

Technical/mathematical/implementation questions are off-topic. However, many of them are not getting closed. E.g., here are the most recent close votes I cast on the grounds the questions were ...
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A friendly reminder that this site comes from the Science category

You can see that here. However, most of the questions here feel rather more on the technological side of artificial intelligence. Those questions are on-topic on Data Science. That site was created as ...
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Is it possible to place a banner stating that programming questions are off-topic here?

We seem to have a lot of questions about programming showing up now, which are off-topic (and not enough people VTCing!). Examples: (1) (2) (3) Is it possible to place a banner at the top of the ...
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It always displays "You can only post once every 40 minutes" when I ask a question

I am trying to post a question in the Ask Question form, but it always shows "You can only post once every 40 minutes" even though it's my first question. My question is What are the artificial ...
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Would asking "When could we call a system an AI" be on-topic?

I've the feeling this would be opinion based or too broad, so I come here for community review before writing a more complete question. The root of the question is where to put the limit between "...
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What should we do about programming resource recommendation questions?

I'm noticing that we get quite a few questions asking for recommendations of programming languages or libraries. Unfortunately, I'm not sure that wordsmithing our site description or help center will ...
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Winter Bash is coming

For a few years now, Stack Exchange has put on a Winter Bash event in which users can earn hats by doing various interesting things and then wear said hats on their avatars. (Kind of like badges, but ...
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Why did my username change to a25bedc5-3d09-41b8-82fb-ea6c353d75ae?

All the other Stack Exchange sites link to the same username, but for some reason the AI site changed my username to a25bedc5-3d09-41b8-82fb-ea6c353d75ae. Why did that happen and how can I fix it?
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Should opinion based questions be asked?

This Question: What are the parts and the general framework of OpenCog? Asks for an opinion and a recommendation,that is to say;what the general ideas behind open cog are and whether you would ...
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Should questions about Q-learning solving in reinforcement learning be on-topic?

The following question: How q-learning solves the issue with value iteration in model-free settings sounds like a modelling question. Should it be on-topic?
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Should Matlab questions be on-topic?

This question: https://ai.stackexchange.com/q/2141/8 asks about recommendation of the approach using a set of data in Matlab learner app. Do you think such question should be on-topic?
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What topics can I ask about here?

What should we have in Help Center > Asking section regarding What topics can I ask about here? For example Stats SE has this: CrossValidated is for statisticians, data miners, and anyone else ...
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How should we handle questions about "predicting the future"?

Many questions on AI seems to be trying to predict what might be possible in the future. This lend itself to science-fiction speculation (opinions). I think I am mostly provoked by this question: What ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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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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Do we need a higher rate of new questions right now?

It seems to me that the visit stats have tailed off quite dramatically over the last week or so: upwards of 400 down to 200 or so. The number of new questions also seems to have diminished, so maybe ...
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What should this be tagged?

This question seems to me to be on-topic, but I can't figure out what it should be tagged. It's currently tagged computer-programming, which is obviously incorrect - see the tag wiki (that I wrote :P)...
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Should philosophical questions related to AI be on-topic?

For example: Why would an AI need to 'wipe out the human race'? There is already the website for philosophical question, however here we can have more direct answers from the AI experts. ...
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What should be on-topic, modelling or implementation, or anything else?

At one point I thought I got it, but then I lost again. Few highlights: https://ai.meta.stackexchange.com/a/46 modeling belongs to Data Science SE I think the site should be interested in ...
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Where can I find the dumps of the older tries?

I would like to save content from them, but I can't find them on the A51. Maybe it is because I don't have a really high reputation there currently. Could somebody (maybe a 10k+ A51 user) get a link ...
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What should be done to prevent the site being closed?

As we can see the current stats of the site: Alos, we've had similar proposal which all went in vain: Closed after 12 days in beta Closed after 18 days in beta What should be done to maintain a ...
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What will happen with questions when AI research advances?

I have been thinking about the "shelf life" of the questions & answers here, and have the following observations: 1. Artificial Intelligence is a rapidly changing, very active research area. I ...
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Can we ask code explanation related to artificial intelligence

I am trying to learn about deep reinforcement learning and using OpenAI's gym but I have doubts in how its python code works. Can I ask about explanation regarding whats happening in the gym ...
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Should questions about the Semantic Web be considered on-topic?

SemWeb is a broad topic, obviously, but there are definitely elements of AI involved. Generally speaking, should we welcome SemWeb questions?
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How to distinguish between 'programming' and 'conceptual' questions?

There's been some comment discussion as to whether a couple of questions e.g. this one and this one have been on topic. In my opinion: We should take care not to readily dismiss technical questions ...
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What's happening with these edit review histories?

This is the second time I've seen something like this: What's causing these odd line breaks? Why is it only showing up every now and then? Can you fix it? EDIT: This happened again: Link for above: ...

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