If you are looking for an answer to the question What is Artificial Intelligence? and you only have a minute, then here's the definition the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence offers on its home page: "the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines."
However, if you are fortunate enough to have more than a minute, then please get ready to embark upon an exciting journey exploring AI (but beware, it could last a lifetime) …
Uber, Lyft, Ola and many more online ride hailing services are trying hard to use their extensive data to create data products such as pricing engines, driver allotment etc. To improve the efficiency of taxi dispatching systems for such services, it is important to be able to predict how long a driver will have his taxi occupied or in other words the trip duration. This project will cover techniques to extract important features and accurately predict trip duration for taxi trips in New York using data from TLC commission New York.
Machine learning has become quite the trend, you must be noticing a lot of people opting for this particular course. So today we will tell you what the fuss is all about. To put it in simple terms, machine learning is basically learning from data. It involves tweaking of parameters and adjusting data, to get the best possible inference. It takes a little bit of practice to master machine learning, but it is not rocket science, you will get there sooner all later, just make data and algorithms your very best friends.