artificial intelligence (AI), the ability of a digitalcomputers / machine or computer-controlled robots to perform tasks commonly associated with intelligent beings. alternatively, Artificial intelligence is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems

How does AI work?

As the hype around AI has accelerated, vendors have been scrambling to promote how their products and services use AI. Often what they refer to as AI is simply one component of AI. AI requires a foundation of specialized hardware and software for writing and training machine learning algorithms. No one programming language is synonymous with AI, but a few, including Python, R and Java, are popular.

In general, AI systems work by ingesting large amounts of labeled training data, analyzing the data for correlations and patterns, and using these patterns to make predictions about future states. In this way, a chatbot that is fed examples of text chats can learn to produce lifelike exchanges with people, or an image recognition tool can learn to identify and describe objects in images by reviewing millions of examples.

AI programming focuses on three cognitive skills: learning, reasoning and self-correction.

Learning processes. This aspect of AI programming focuses on acquiring data and creating rules for how to turn the data into actionable information. The rules, which are called algorithms, provide computing devices with step-by-step instructions for how to complete a specific task

 advantages and disadvantages of artificial intelligence
Advantages

  • Good at detail-oriented jobs;
  • Reduced time for data-heavy tasks;
  • Delivers consistent results; and
  • AI-powered virtual agents are always available.

Disadvantages

  • Expensive;
  • Requires deep technical expertise;
  • Limited supply of qualified workers to build AI tools;
  • Only knows what it’s been shown; and
  • Lack of ability to generalize from one task to another.