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6. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Shing Lyu1 
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

What Is Machine Learning?

Artificial intelligence and machine learning have always been hot topics in news and science fiction. Recently they got more media attention because of technology breakthroughs in deep learning and more consumer-facing applications on the market. The terms machine learning and artificial intelligence are sometimes used interchangeably, but there is a subtle difference. Artificial intelligence focuses on “intelligence”. An AI system tries to behave as if it possesses human intelligence, no matter what the underlying method or algorithm is. But in ...

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