Artificial Intelligence News for September 04 2017

Sustainable Artificial Intelligence | Francesca Rossi | TEDxOsnabrückUniversity

A society of mind and machines where the complementary skills of humans and computers interact and augment each other is laid out by Francesca Rossi.

Ian P. Gent, Christopher Jefferson and Peter Nightingale Complexity of n-Queens Completion

The n-Queens problem is to place n chess queens on an n by n chessboard so that no two queens are on the same row, column or diagonal. The n-Queens Completion problem is a variant, dating to 1850, in which some queens are already placed and the solver is asked to place the rest, if possible. We show that n-Queens Completion is both NP-Complete and #P-Complete. A corollary is that any non-attacking arrangement of queens can be included as a part of a solution to a larger n-Queens problem. We introduce generators of random instances for n-Queens Completion and the closely related Blocked n-Queens and Excluded Diagonals Problem. We describe three solvers for these problems, and empirically analyse the hardness of randomly generated instances. For Blocked n-Queens and the Excluded Diagonals Problem, we show the existence of a phase transition associated with hard instances as has been seen in other NP-Complete problems, but a natural generator for n-Queens Completion did not generate consistently hard instances. The significance of this work is that the n-Queens problem has been very widely used as a benchmark in Artificial Intelligence, but conclusions on it are often disputable because of the simple complexity of the decision problem. Our results give alternative benchmarks which are hard theoretically and empirically, but for which solving techniques designed for n-Queens need minimal or no change.
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Artificial Intelligence | Shadowrun Wiki | Fandom powered …

Artificial Intelligence, or AI, denotes two meanings. The first meaning is sophisticated programming designed to perform a specific task or function, often called …
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speak to an AI with some Actual Intelligence?

The site Cleverbot.com started in 2006, but the AI was ‘born’ in 1988, when Rollo Carpenter saw how to make his machine learn. Things you say to Cleverbot today may influence what it says to others in future. The program chooses how to respond to you fuzzily, and contextually, the whole of your conversation being compared to the millions that have taken place before. Many people say there is no bot – that it is connecting people together, live. The AI can seem human because it says things real people do say, but it is always software, imitating people.
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Artificial intelligence is entering the justice system …

Artificial intelligence is entering the justice system Wired.co.uk. Posted: June 25, 2017 at 2:13 pm
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artificial intelligence | eBay

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