What is artificial intelligence, really?

Understanding the basics of artificial intelligence (AI), analytics and automation is the first step on any successful AI journey. Let’s start there.

AI 101

What is deep learning? Or intelligent automation? Or any number of AI-related technologies and applications that seem to be used more and more every day?

These videos tackle AI, analytics and automation topics one at a time, using simple analogies, clear definitions and practical applications—all in under a minute.

Let’s begin with Natural Language Processing (NLP)—a field of computer science that can help computers understand and generate human language—even with its contextual nuances.

AI 101 | Big Data Analytics

Big Data Analytics examines huge, disparate data sets (i.e. big data) to identify patterns, trends, correlations, and other information that lead to insights organizations can harness in support of better decision-making.

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More AI 101 topics

AI 101: Machine Learning

AI 101: Applied Intelligence

AI 101: Deep Learning

AI 101: Responsible AI

AI 101: Predictive Analytics

AI 101: Computer Vision

AI 101 | Natural Language Processing

AI 101: Intelligent Automation

AI 101: Dark Data

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