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Investigate Terms and Their Meanings

Investigate key terms and their meanings for Artificial Intelligence
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If you’ve browsed the Glossary you may have come across some terms that you’d heard of before.

To give you some context for these terms here is the AI development journey through the last 70 years illustrating some of its breakthroughs which show how artificial intelligence has been interpreted:

AI Timeline diagram

pdf version of AI timeline

This infographic illustrates much has developed in the last 10 – 15 years and that the developments with computing and big data have accelerated the use of AI and the use of more sophisticated AI approaches.

Try finding the definition of at least one of the following terms in the Glossary:

  • Algorithm
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Deep Learning
  • Weak AI
  • Neural networks

Share what you have found in the comments below and any other thoughts about the timeline above.

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