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Q7 Intro to AI Vocabulary

1. Basics

Key Vocabulary

Algorithm: Algorithms are a step-by-step set of instructions or rules that a computer program follows to solve a problem or complete a task.

Artificial Intelligence (AI): AI is a computer system that is able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and understanding of human language.

Bias: A judgment or opinion based on a personal point of view.

Chatbot: A Chatbot is a computer program that can simulate conversations with humans, providing information or assistance through text-based or voice-based interactions.

Ethics: Moral principles that govern a person's behavior or the attempt to define what is good for the individual and for society. It also tries to establish the nature of obligations, or duties, that people owe to themselves and each other (Britannica.com/students)

Machine Learning: Machine learning is a branch of artificial intelligence that focuses on creating computer systems that can learn from data and improve their performance without being explicitly programmed.

Natural Language Processing: (NLP): NLP is a field of artificial intelligence that focuses on teaching computers to understand, interpret, and communicate with humans in human language.

Plagiarism: The practice of taking/copying someone else’s work or ideas and using that work as your own.

Sensors: Sensors are devices that can detect and measure physical or environmental changes, such as light, temperature, motion, or sound, and convert them into electrical signals for further processing.


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