|Definition (Myers): The science of designing and programming computer systems to do intelligent things and to simulate human thought processes, such as intuitive reasoning, learning, and understanding language.|
|Definition (alternative): the intelligence of machines and the branch of computer science which aims to create it. Major AI textbooks define the field as "the study and design of intelligent agents," where an intelligent agent is a system that perceives its environment and takes actions which maximize its chances of success.*|
|Contextual explanation: Artificial intelligence is a computer science that tries to create machines that can engage in behaviors that humans consider intelligent. Basically scientists are trying to create machines that can think, understand speech and actually act like human beings. |
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Computer neural networks: computer circuits that mimic the brain's interconnected neural cells, preforming tasks such as learning to recognize visual patterns and smells.
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WHAT IS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE?
|Edited by: Sophia|