Artificial intelligence (AI) is once again considered a new, hot topic. Today, a great deal of focus is on machine learning, artificial neural networks and deep learning, but AI is so much more. AI includes a vast amount of aspects and rich possibilities for applications. This makes it difficult to know what AI is, what it can do and be used for.
Artificial Intelligence - Concepts, Areas, Techniques and Applications presents a broad overview of AI. In a direct and educational way, it describes different areas of AI, presents the most commonly used techniques and sheds a light on real-world examples with the ambition to help people gain an understanding of this field. Besides offering knowledge regarding techniques, benefits and drawbacks, it also presents insights into future research and trends.
The book is primarily intended to be used as a textbook and as a general introduction for students and teachers. It is also intended to be a useful source for people genuinely interested in the topic or for practitioners wanting to apply AI techniques and develop AI solutions in their companies, organizations and municipalities.