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Upcoming change in moderators

As some have noticed, recently I haven't been able to spend as much time on AI.SE as I did earlier in the site's life. A lot has changed since then; our site specifically has grown and improved a lot. ...
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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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Is career advice related to academics off-topic?

I'm aware that this topic has been discussed before, and didn't have much support, but I think it's worth at least a revisit, even only if to confirm the current status. Is career advice be off-topic ...
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The tags long-short-term-memory and lstm should be synonyms

There are the tags lstm and long-short-term-memory, but they are not marked as synonyms. Of course, the questions associated with one tag should be merged with the questions associated with the other ...
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We should rename the tag predicting-ai-milestones to simply ai-milestones

There's the tag predicting-ai-milestones, but I think it should simply be called ai-milestones because it is more general and also includes all questions that could be tagged with the first. For ...
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What are the main problems of our Stack? What could we be doing better to grow?

Essentially, what are your thoughts on what we need to be doing, doing better, or not doing, to grow the Stack? (This topic may have been covered in the past, but I wanted to open a new thread to ...
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Do we really need the tag ai-basics?

Do we really need the tag ai-basics? The description of the tag ai-basics says Use for basic, fundamental questions about AI theory or practice. (i.e. design, application, implementation, ...
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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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Should we convert this NN cheat-sheet Q&A to a community Wiki?

Wanted to put it to the community before I took any action. John Doucette suggested it and I think it's a good idea! What are all the different kinds of Neural Networks used for? PS Here's the ...
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How to do code syntax highlighting

Stack Overflow does code syntax highlighting automatically, however, ai.stackexchange doesn't. I've tried to add <-- language: python --> before code lines ...
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Question deleted after answer

Earlier today I answered a question titled "About the paper : “Label-Free Supervision of Neural Networks with Physics and Domain Knowledge”", for which I had to check the original paper. I spent some ...
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Ok, why was my network profile not used?

Created my account using the Join button as I usually do and I ended up with a default profile icon and a user1234 name. Even editing my network profile and ...
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How should we deal with questions that have a high probability of an unethical use case?

I am referring to this question. The author asks if there exists a possibility to create deepfake-videos on a low-end PC. On the one hand, I want to assume the best in people and therefore do not ...
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Why aren't implementation based questions welcome on this stack?

I've seen many times questions get asked to find another stack (usually Data-Science or Cross-Validated) because they're focused on either implementation or coding specific questions which are clearly ...
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Popular Questions

One of the persistent deficiencies of our Stack is low voting participation. This is the area we most need to improve. Our Q&A is an informal peer review, that ultimately looks to crowdsource ...
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Regarding downvoting answers

In this website as far as I know we are allowed to down vote any answer or question by losing 1 rep. The problem with this system is that people with bad ethics can answer a question and down vote the ...
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When will we exactly graduate?

I have read this blog post When Will My Site Graduate?. The author states At 90 days into beta, we're supposed to evaluate each Area 51 beta site and either “pass” or “fail” them as full Stack ...
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The current description of ai-design might be too restrictive

Currently, the description of the tag ai-design is For questions related to successful or novel designing standards and procedures of Artificially Intelligent agents. However, there are questions ...
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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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Flagging a question to be closed as off-topic should offer more options

Currently, when you flag a question as off-topic, you cannot specify which other SE website it should belong to. I think we should at least have the option to specify that it can belong to Data ...
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Does anyone know how to get the theta under the arg max in this formula?

Was trying to reformat the formula in this question, but can't get the theta to appear under the max. I've been going through the formatting guide, but haven't yet identified how to do it without a ...
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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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Why aren't too broad questions closed?

The following post https://ai.stackexchange.com/q/7079/2444 asks more than $6$ questions, which are quite unrelated to each other. Shouldn't this type of posts be closed as too broad? According to One ...
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Recommending Course Certifications

I voted this questionn as off topic. Now, ignoring the fact whether it is off topic or not one of the answer by @AlenParker provides link to some courses, all of which are offered in a profit based ...
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What should we do regarding extremely similar questions or duplicates?

The following questions are extremely similar https://ai.stackexchange.com/q/8641/2444 Closed as a duplicate of What kind of education is required for researchers in AI? and then deleted, as the ...
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Trusted Contributors - what is your feeling on answers like this?

https://ai.stackexchange.com/a/12722/1671 Essentially it's a cut and paste of an article posted on an presumable for-profit AI education site/venture: https://www.analyticsvidhya.com/blog/2019/01/...
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Illegal access of documents?

In this question (check edit history) you can clearly see the author hosting a IEEE journal paper on a document hosting site (the IEEE links are also provided). Normally, the document should not be ...
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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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Duplicate questions answered

Just found something immensely interesting on ai.SE. First Question Second Question:) Both the questions are identical. They are not just duplicate questions rephrasing eachother, they are ...
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Do we care if people reference their Quora answers in a Stack Answer?

Opening this Meta to solicit opinions. (I'll put my own in a separate answer.) Is referencing a Quora question materially different than referencing one's blog? Should this be addressed by voting, ...
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Reputation should also be used to downvote

Recently, there have been several low quality questions, with respect to the topics of this website. For example https://ai.stackexchange.com/q/11951/2444 (deleted) https://ai.stackexchange.com/q/...
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On-topic and off-topic pages need to be clarified

I think this website is good for: Clarifying/explaining/discussing theoretical AI concepts (including concepts described in AI research papers, books, etc.), notation and terminology Discussing ...
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Do we need a special note on linking to research?

Came across a messy link-only answer today, and had to edit to include the titles for the papers with embedded links. Web addresses reduce readability, and links can expire, limiting future utility. ...
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Questions on Prejudice of AI

Recently a question was asked in this stack. In brief the question was about wrong generalisation by Google search engine. As @Neil has put it, it is probably due to: There is obviously a deep set ...
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Is FB.com's “Safety Check/”Crisis Response" for AI.stack or WebApp.stack if @zuck called it Artificial Intelligence?

I asked ai.stackexchange.com/questions/10539/should-facebook-safety-check-work-if-an-account-is-stuck-at-a-name-change-checkp after webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/103217/will-facebook-safety-...
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We should hold new moderator elections

I've been intensively visiting and contributing to this community in the last days/weeks. However, there are periods where I'm not able to visit this community as often as I've been recently, but, in ...
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Dealing with Over-hyped AI questions

I came across this question. Clearly the question is badly formatted, but besides that its speculative and based on overhyped information about AI. Are my conclusions on this question wrong? If not ...
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How can we adopt a more long range, quality first vision?

The current culture is that post details have priority over the long range objective regarding site content quality. This is perhaps not an optimal approach, and it deserves some discussion. The ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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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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When will the CMS value corresponding to the description in the communities drop down be changed?

It was unanimously agreed that the current AI Stack Exchange description in the below depicted drop down and search for MORE STACK EXCHANGE COMMUNITIES is a misrepresentation for two reasons. Not ...
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AI Milestones: Do we have Bots asking questions and semi-getting away with it?

This topic has an entirely different dimension than on any other online forum I can think of, and so should be regarded not as a purely negative prospect (informal Turing testing and so forth.) I'm ...
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can I ask for a help in understanding of an algorithm?

I read "Recursive best first search algorithm" but I couldn't be able to understand this.Can I ask these type of questions here?
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Doubt regarding 'edits'

So I have privileges to approve and reject edits. I have seen new users tend to provide some background about either their knowledge/previous work (in a very layman way). For example : " So I am a ...
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Add “no sources in algorithmic questions” as a close reason

On this site, I see a couple of algorithmic questions in the direction "a vs b: what is the difference". They usually show no effort in asking the question and are hard to answer because it is not ...
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Is the Artificial Intelligence beta stuck with its current out-facing description?

After two years of effort and patience in developing a sensible consensus about the AI SE sub-site's description, taking care to be respectful of other established SE sub-sites and insuring a faithful ...
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Should linear-algebra and linear-regression be tags in AI SE?

Linear algebra fits clearly into the field of mathematics and doesn't have anything particular to do with AI except that linear algebra might be used as part of an approach, but only to the extend ...
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How should we deal with open-source authors asking questions to promote their projects?

We had this here: Is there any pretrained model for emotion detection?

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