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The Rise of Machine Learning

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The symbolic approach and artificial intelligence (AI) planning work great for applications that have a limited number of matching patterns, such as for a program that helps you complete your tax return. The IRS provides a limited number of forms and a collection of rules for reporting tax-relevant data. Combine the forms and instructions with the capability to crunch numbers and some heuristic reasoning, and you have a tax program that can step you through the process. With heuristic reasoning, ...

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