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Artificial Intelligence with Python - Second Edition

By : Prateek Joshi
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Artificial Intelligence with Python - Second Edition

By: Prateek Joshi

Overview of this book

Artificial Intelligence with Python, Second Edition is an updated and expanded version of the bestselling guide to artificial intelligence using the latest version of Python 3.x. Not only does it provide you an introduction to artificial intelligence, this new edition goes further by giving you the tools you need to explore the amazing world of intelligent apps and create your own applications. This edition also includes seven new chapters on more advanced concepts of Artificial Intelligence, including fundamental use cases of AI; machine learning data pipelines; feature selection and feature engineering; AI on the cloud; the basics of chatbots; RNNs and DL models; and AI and Big Data. Finally, this new edition explores various real-world scenarios and teaches you how to apply relevant AI algorithms to a wide swath of problems, starting with the most basic AI concepts and progressively building from there to solve more difficult challenges so that by the end, you will have gained a solid understanding of, and when best to use, these many artificial intelligence techniques.
Table of Contents (26 chapters)
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Artificial Intelligence on the Cloud

In this chapter, we are going to learn about the cloud and artificial intelligence workloads on the cloud. We will discuss the benefits and the risks of migrating AI projects to the cloud. We will also learn about the offerings provided by the major cloud providers. We will learn about the services and features that they offer and hopefully get an understanding of why those providers are the market leaders.

By the end of this chapter, you will have a better understanding of the following:

  • The benefits, risks, and costs of migrating to the cloud
  • Fundamental cloud concepts such as elasticity
  • The top cloud providers
  • Amazon Web Services:
    • Amazon SageMaker
    • Alexa, Lex, and Polly – conversational agents
    • Amazon Comprehend – natural language processing
    • Amazon Rekognition – image and video
    • Amazon Translate
    • Amazon machine learning
    • Amazon Transcribe – transcription
    • Amazon Textract – document analysis
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