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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

Chatbot concepts

Before we develop our code, let's set a baseline and visit some useful definitions related to chatbots.

Agent

An agent is a system that can handle all the conversations and route all the necessary actions. It is a natural-language understanding module that gets trained frequently to cater to use-specific requirements.

Intents

When two people communicate, they both have a reason as to why they started the communication. It might be as simple as catching up with a friend and finding out what they have been doing.

It could be that one of them is trying to sell something and so forth. These "intents" fall under three broad classifications:

  • The speaker is trying to entertain – An example is when someone tells you a joke.
  • The speaker is trying to inform – Someone asks what time is it, or, what is the temperature? And they receive the answer.
  • The speaker is trying to persuade – The agenda is to...