Averaged One-Dependence (AODE) Algorithm and its Use in Machine Learning
Why it matters: The averaged one-dependence estimator is an extension of the Naïve Bayes classifier which relaxes the ‘naivety’ and allows for complex feature relationships. In this article we explore the concept of the algorithm, the math behind it, and a custom implementation in Python.
What is the Elbot Chatbot? What Makes it So Smart
Why it matters: The Elbot Chatbot is a highly advanced and sophisticated chatbot developed by the tech company Artificial Solutions. It is considered one of the smartest chatbots and in this article we explore what gives life to its quirky, sarcastic personality.
What Language is Minecraft Coded in? How Can Minecraft Help Kids Code?
Why it matters: Kids love playing games, especially with other kids and often using their own imagination. Minecraft offers kids a world with near limitless possibilities and allows them to express their imagination. It can also be used as a tool to advance a child’s critical thinking and computer science skills all while having fun at the same time.
Moravec’s Paradox: What is It and What Does it Mean for AI
Why it matters: In the 1980’s Hans Moravec made the claim that its comparatively easy for computers to mimic adult level intelligence while nearly impossible for them to attain the skills of a one-year-old child.
Coding for Kids: How to Make Pacman on Scratch
Why it matters: Learning to code begins at any age, plus it is extremely fun! Explore beginner coding skills while developing your very own unique, interactive, and playable Pacman game on Scratch. This article targets a younger audience, but learners of any age are welcome to it.