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Artificial Intelligence with Python - Second Edition

By : Prateek Joshi
Book Image

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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Index

The future of chatbots

It is difficult to exactly predict how AI will upend our society in the next few years. Just like nuclear technology has been used to develop nuclear weapons and to power nuclear power plants, AI can also be used for noble causes or for nefarious purposes. It is not hard to imagine that militaries around the world have powerful weapons that take advantage of AI techniques. For example, using currently "off-the-shelf" technology, we could build a drone, give it the picture of the person that is an intended target, and let the drone hunt that person down until they are eliminated.

Even if the technology is used for more constructive use cases, it is hard to predict how the technological disruption will unfold in the next couple of years. There are various studies predicting, to some degree, that entire industries will no longer need as many workers as they have had in the past because of productivity increases powered by AI. Two "low-hanging fruit...