Chapter 2

Parsing Machine Learning and Deep Learning


Bullet Defining AI terms

Bullet Processing natural language

Bullet Interpreting transformers and tokens

Bullet Knowing the limitations of AI

Bullet Practicing responsible AI

In this chapter, I cover some of the basics of AI and machine learning. Although it's fully possible to use AI-assisted software development tools without understanding the science and math behind them, a basic understanding of how AI and machine learning work will help you use these tools more effectively.

If you want to skip right into learning how to use AI coding assistants, feel free to use this chapter as a reference when you encounter an unfamiliar term or concept elsewhere in the book.

Tip If you want to learn more about machine learning or how to write code that enables machine learning, check out some of the resources in Chapter 13.

Decoding Machine and Deep Learning

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