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Artificial Intelligence Tutorial for Beginners

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This Artificial Intelligence tutorial provides basic and intermediate information on concepts of Artificial Intelligence. It is designed to help students and working professionals who are complete beginners. In this tutorial, our focus will be on artificial intelligence, if you wish to learn more about machine learning, you can check out this tutorial for complete beginners tutorial of Machine Learning. Through the course of this Artificial Intelligence tutorial, we will look at various concepts such as the meaning of artificial intelligence, the levels of AI, why AI is important, it's various applications, the future of artificial intelligence, and more. Usually, to work in the field of AI, you need to have a lot of experience. Thus, we will also discuss the various job profiles which are associated with artificial intelligence and will eventually help you to attain relevant experience. You don't need to be from a specific background before joining the field of AI as it is possible to learn and attain the skills needed. While the terms Data Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine learning fall in the same domain and are connected, they have their specific applications and meaning. Simply put, artificial intelligence aims at enabling machines to execute reasoning by replicating human intelligence. Since the main objective of AI processes is to teach machines from experience, feeding the right information and self-correction is crucial. The answer to this question would depend on who you ask. A layman, with a fleeting understanding of technology, would link it to robots. If you ask about artificial intelligence to an AI researcher, (s)he would say that it's a set of algorithms that can produce results without having to be explicitly instructed to do so. Both of these answers are right.


What is artificial intelligence or artificial intelligence and how does it work?

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The full form of AI is Artificial Intelligence or in Hindi it means artificial intelligence or artificial brain. This is such a simulation that machines are given human intelligence, or rather, their brains are so advanced that they can think and work like humans. This is done especially in the computer system itself. There are mainly three processes involved in this process and they are first learning (in which information is put in the mind of machines and they are also taught some rules so that they follow those rules to complete a given task), second is Rezoning (under this, the machines are instructed to follow the rules made to move towards the results so that they can get an approximate or definite conclusion) and the third is Self-Correction. If we talk about the particular application of AI, then it includes expert system, speech recognition and machine vision.


Notable AI Advancements In The Last Decade

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The growth of Artificial Intelligence scares a lot of people who tend to think that in the future we'll see robots replacing us in our job positions. What they miss is that AI might be the most important technology ever developed, capable of helping in different fields and improving our lives significantly. We're growing in the direction of teaching it how to mimic the human brain, to become more like a partner solving problems and making our lives easier. For this article, I selected some AI-related events of the past decade and I invite you to time travel with me. Hope you enjoy the ride!


The current state of Artificial Intelligence

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General AI (Artificial Intelligence) is coming closer thanks to combining neural networks, narrow AI and symbolic AI. Yves Mulkers, Data strategist and founder of 7wData talked to Wouter Denayer, Chief Technology Officer at IBM Belgium, to share his enlightening insights on where we are and where we are going with Artificial Intelligence. Join us in our chat with Wouter. Yves Mulkers Hi and welcome, today we're together with Wouter Denayer, Chief Technology Officer at IBM. Wouter, you're kind of authority in Belgium and I think outside the borders of Belgium as well on artificial intelligence. Can you tell me a bit more about what you're doing at IBM and What keeps you busy? Wouter Denayer Yeah, Yves, thank you, and thanks for having me. Of course, if you call me an authority already, I think if you call yourself an authority, then something is wrong. It's almost impossible to follow everything that's going on in AI, the progress is actually amazing. I do love to follow everything that's going on as much as possible, especially focussing on what IBM Research is doing, we can come back to that later. In my role as CTO for IBM Belgium, I communicate a lot with C-level people in our strategic clients. Sometimes global clients that really want to know what's coming, what is this AI thing. People understand more or less.


Humans and AI: Problem finders and problem solvers

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Last week's announcement of AlphaCode, DeepMind's source code–generating deep learning system, created a lot of excitement--some of it unwarranted--surrounding advances in artificial intelligence. As I've mentioned in my deep dive on AlphaCode, DeepMind's researchers have done a great job in bringing together the right technology and practices to create a machine learning model that can find solutions to very complex problems. However, the sometimes-bloated coverage of AlphaCode by the media highlights the endemic problems with framing the growing capabilities of artificial intelligence in the context of competitions meant for humans. For decades, AI researchers and scientists have been searching for tests that can measure progress toward artificial general intelligence. And having envisioned AI in the image of the human mind, they have turned to benchmarks for human intelligence.


Good Old-Fashioned Artificial Intelligence and other weird and wonderful AI trivia

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The first ultraintelligent machine is the last invention that man needs ever make, provided that the machine is docile enough to tell us how to keep it under control, said Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom. His book, Superintelligence, is a crystal ball on AI's timeline and the future of humanity. Inarguably, artificial intelligence has become an integral part of our lives. Here, we look at the AI breakthroughs that precipitated this paradigm shift. In 1956, John McCarthy, one of the founding fathers of AI, coined the term "artificial intelligence" during the Dartmouth workshop in 1956.


Speed, Quality, and the Optimal Timing of Complex Decisions: Field Evidence

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This paper presents an empirical investigation of the relation between decision speed and decision quality for a real-world setting of cognitively-demanding decisions in which the timing of decisions is endogenous: professional chess. Move-by-move data provide exceptionally detailed and precise information about decision times and decision quality, based on a comparison of actual decisions to a computational benchmark of best moves constructed using the artificial intelligence of a chess engine. The results reveal that faster decisions are associated with better performance. The findings are consistent with the predictions of procedural decision models like drift-diffusion-models in which decision makers sequentially acquire information about decision alternatives with uncertain valuations.


How the AI Revolution Impacted Chess (1/2)

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The wave of neural network engines that AlphaZero inspired have impacted chess preparation, opening theory, and middlegame concepts. We can see this impact most clearly at the elite level because top grandmasters prepare openings and get ideas by working with modern engines. For instance, Carlsen cited AlphaZero as a source of inspiration for his remarkable play in 2019. Neural network engines like AlphaZero learn from experience by developing patterns through numerous games against itself (known as self-play reinforcement learning) and understanding which ideas work well in different types of positions. This pattern recognition ability suggests that they are especially strong in openings and strategic middlegames where long-term factors must be assessed accurately. In these areas of chess, their experience allows them to steer the game towards positions that provide relatively high probabilities of winning.


Challenges of Artificial Intelligence -- From Machine Learning and Computer Vision to Emotional Intelligence

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Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a part of everyday conversation and our lives. It is considered as the new electricity that is revolutionizing the world. AI is heavily invested in both industry and academy. However, there is also a lot of hype in the current AI debate. AI based on so-called deep learning has achieved impressive results in many problems, but its limits are already visible. AI has been under research since the 1940s, and the industry has seen many ups and downs due to over-expectations and related disappointments that have followed. The purpose of this book is to give a realistic picture of AI, its history, its potential and limitations. We believe that AI is a helper, not a ruler of humans. We begin by describing what AI is and how it has evolved over the decades. After fundamentals, we explain the importance of massive data for the current mainstream of artificial intelligence. The most common representations for AI, methods, and machine learning are covered. In addition, the main application areas are introduced. Computer vision has been central to the development of AI. The book provides a general introduction to computer vision, and includes an exposure to the results and applications of our own research. Emotions are central to human intelligence, but little use has been made in AI. We present the basics of emotional intelligence and our own research on the topic. We discuss super-intelligence that transcends human understanding, explaining why such achievement seems impossible on the basis of present knowledge,and how AI could be improved. Finally, a summary is made of the current state of AI and what to do in the future. In the appendix, we look at the development of AI education, especially from the perspective of contents at our own university.


What are the types of artificial intelligence?

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The artificial intelligence is a science, and like all examples has its subdivisions. See below, which are the types of artificial intelligence according to their capabilities and functionalities within the spectrum of approximation between the functioning of machines and the human brain. Since AI research aims to make machines "emulate" human-like functioning, the degree to which an AI system can replicate human capabilities is used as the criterion for determining the types that exist. Depending on how a machine compares to humans in terms of versatility and performance, artificial intelligence can be classified into one or several types of AI. The greater the ability to perform more human-like functions with equivalent levels of proficiency will be considered a more evolved type of artificial intelligence, while those with limited functionality and performance is considered a simpler and less evolved type.