Artificial Intelligence for Dummies

  • 5h 52m
  • John Paul Mueller, Luca Massaron
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2018

Step into the future with AI

The term "Artificial Intelligence" has been around since the 1950s, but a lot has changed since then. Today, AI is referenced in the news, books, movies, and TV shows, and the exact definition is often misinterpreted. Artificial Intelligence For Dummies provides a clear introduction to AI and how it’s being used today.

Inside, you’ll get a clear overview of the technology, the common misconceptions surrounding it, and a fascinating look at its applications in everything from self-driving cars and drones to its contributions in the medical field.

  • Learn about what AI has contributed to society
  • Explore uses for AI in computer applications
  • Discover the limits of what AI can do
  • Find out about the history of AI

The world of AI is fascinating—and this hands-on guide makes it more accessible than ever!

About the Authors

John Paul Mueller has written 108 books and over 600 articles on topics ranging from artificial intelligence to networking to database management. He's also a technical editor and consultant.

Luca Massaron is a data scientist and marketing research director specializing in multivariate statistical analysis, machine learning, and customer insight.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Introducing AI
  • Defining the Role of Data
  • Considering the Use of Algorithms
  • Pioneering Specialized Hardware
  • Seeing AI Uses in Computer Applications
  • Automating Common Processes
  • Using AI to Address Medical Needs
  • Relying on AI to Improve Human Interaction
  • Performing Data Analysis for AI
  • Employing Machine Learning in AI
  • Improving AI with Deep Learning
  • Developing Robots
  • Flying with Drones
  • Utilizing the AI-Driven Car
  • Understanding the Nonstarter Application
  • Seeing AI in Space
  • Adding New Human Occupations
  • Ten AI-Safe Occupations
  • Ten Substantial Contributions of AI to Society
  • Ten Ways in Which AI Has Failed


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