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AI: A Junior Bayesian Project

Participants must have basic knowledge of data structures and basic algorithms.
Age groups: grade 9-12.


Write an article to debate a topic of your choosing.

Follow this link for guidance on how to structure a philosophy paper:

Example article

Linguistics and Machine Learning

We'll debate each article in class how it could have been better, what structure was it following and the parts done right. We'll start with the article above as an example to start us off.

  see also: Reinforcement Learning

see also Neural Networks:

Pick a topic

Expert Systems

Heuristic Algorithm


Propositional Calculus (aka Zeroth-Order Logic)

Social Intelligence: Kismet the Robot

Affective Computing (Rosalind Wright Picard)

Philosophy of Science

The Demarcation Problem

Occam's Razor

Analytic–Synthetic Distinction

also check out the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy:

Read or Listen

The Critique of Practical Reason, by Immanuel Kant

(a priori / a posteriori propositions)

Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting One’s Reason and of Seeking Truth, by Descartes


In the News...

OpenAI has built a team of robots that beat a team of humans at the complex video game Dota 2.

(June 2018: Bots crushed humans using Reinforcement Learning)



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