©  Armando Vieira, Bernardete Ribeiro 2018
Armando Vieira and Bernardete RibeiroIntroduction to Deep Learning Business Applications for Developershttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3453-2_1

1. Introduction

Armando Vieira1  and Bernardete Ribeiro2
Linköping, Sweden
Coimbra, Portugal

This chapter will describe what the book is about, the book’s goals and audience, why artificial intelligence (AI) is important, and how the topic will be tackled.

Teaching computers to learn from experience and make sense of the world is the goal of artificial intelligence. Although people do not understand fully how the brain is capable of this remarkable feat, it is generally accepted that AI should rely on weakly supervised generation of hierarchical abstract concepts ...

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