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12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know

Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in everyday terms.
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Machine learning is a subset of the larger artificial intelligence category. Going back to the proposal from that first artificial intelligence workshop, machine learning is the part of artificial intelligence that focuses on giving computers the ability to "improve themselves" over time as a result of experience. An early computer scientist named Arthur Samuel explained that machine learning enables computers "to learn without being explicitly programmed," and his machine learning definition is frequently quoted.

Computer scientists have come up with a lot of different ways to help computers to learn. For example, they might use supervised or unsupervised learning algorithms to help machines get better at performing tasks over time. Today, we encounter machine learning every time we see a recommendation engine like the ones at Amazon or Netflix that suggest products we might like to buy or movies we might like to watch. Machine learning has also become an important part of big data analytics tools used by enterprises.

Cynthia Harvey is a freelance writer and editor based in the Detroit area. She has been covering the technology industry for more than fifteen years. View Full Bio

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Purtier,
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10/28/2017 | 4:02:07 AM
12 Artificial Intelligence Terms
Thanks for these terms. Its very important for us to update ourselves.
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10/19/2017 | 5:20:09 PM
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Cynthia -

Nice summary of AI terms.  Thanks.

You could also add Executable English  A way of writing and running self-explaining apps in English, without programming.

This could be the beginning of the end of coding! 

It's online at www.executable-english.com with many examples.  You are invited to use your browser to write and run your own examples too.

Here's a summary slide

  www.executable-english.com/internet_business_logic_in_a_nutshell.pdf

and a short paper

  www.executable-english.com/A_Wiki_for_Business_Rules_in_Open_Vocabulary_Executable_English.pdf

 

 

 

 

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