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Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

What is Artificial Intelligence?

  • Artificial intelligence (AI) simulates human intelligence in machines programmed to think like humans and mimic their actions rather than have real natural intelligence. 
  • AI may also apply to machines showing traits linked with the human mind like learning and problem-solving. 
  • AI comes in several types defined by the imbedded level of intelligence in AI machines. 
  • Some other terms used in place of artificial intelligence are machine learning, knowledge engineering, or neural network.
  • A wide-reaching term, Artificial Intelligence points to robots, bots, chatbots, and others. Three types of artificial intelligence (AI) currently exist:  narrow or weak AI, general or strong AI, and artificial superintelligence.
  • We already use AI and machine learning in our everyday activities: for example, Google search and maps, smart home devices, chatbots, mobile check deposits, social media, e-payments and autocorrect, and more.

What Does Machine Learning do?

  • Machine learning uses algorithms to parse data, learn from that data, and make informed decisions based on what it has learned.
  • Deep learning, a subset of machine learning, structures layered algorithms that create  “artificial neural networks” that can learn and make intelligent decisions on their own, imitating the workings of the human brain in processing data and creating patterns for use in decision making. It is also known as deep neural learning or deep neural network.