Get started with your journey into AI! Artificial Intelligence has rapidly shifted from a purely scientific subject to an umbrella field whose applications and uses are countless as of today, be it in business, industry, or simply as part of our daily lives. You will learn what is AI, what types of problems can be solved using AI, and what are its current limitations. You will also gain a broad understanding of the subareas within AI and its related disciplines.
What are the core functions of AI systems and the possibilities each of its areas has to offer? Where does the data that fuels AI systems come from, and how do techniques like machine learning make use of data to solve a variety of problems? This chapter answers these questions and more, unveiling how different forms of AI can acquire data, learn from the data, and interact with its surroundings- be it the physical or digital environment.
Get ready to plunge into the exciting world of AI in business and enterprise! This chapter uncovers the fundamental concepts, guidelines, and best practices to build or become an AI-driven organization. Whether it is for equipping your products, services, and projects with a touch of intelligence, or revolutionizing operational processes within your organization, by the end of this chapter, you will understand the essential elements to embrace this technology: from culture to data and infrastructure, to building teams of talented AI professionals. You'll also learn about challenges that may appear along the way and examples of success stories from big companies that learned to make AI a central aspect of their brand.
As our thrilling AI journey comes to an end, we delve into the profound connection between AI and its impact on humanity and society. We will explore subjects like AI democratization and responsible AI, encompassing ethics, interpretability, fairness, and safety – all crucial aspects for cultivating AI systems that positively influence our lives. Lastly, we cast our gaze towards the horizon, outlining the exciting prospects and challenges AI presents in shaping a sustainable future.