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What is AI?

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In the previous step, we learned how AI is being utilized around the world. In this step, we will learn about AI and what it is.

Simply put, AI is the creation of software that imitates human behaviors and capabilities. Key workloads include:

  • Machine learning: This is often the foundation for an AI system, and is the way we “teach” a computer model to make predictions and draw conclusions from data.
  • Anomaly detection: The capability to automatically detect errors or unusual activity in a system.
  • Computer vision: The capability of software to interpret the world visually through cameras, video, and images.
  • Natural language processing: The capability for a computer to interpret written or spoken language, and respond in kind.
  • Knowledge mining: The capability to extract information from large volumes of often unstructured data to create a searchable knowledge store.

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