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Artificial Intelligence (AI)

This guide provides information and resources for beginning research on artificial intelligence.


Artificial intelligence is a branch of computer science that aims to create intelligent machines. It has become an essential part of the technology industry.

Research associated with artificial intelligence is highly technical and specialized. The core problems of artificial intelligence include programming computers for certain traits such as:

  • Knowledge
  • Reasoning
  • Problem solving
  • Perception
  • Learning
  • Planning
  • Ability to manipulate and move objects


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*Automation: What makes a system or process function automatically.

*Machine learning: The science of getting a computer to act without programming.

*Machine vision: The science of allowing computers to see.

*Natural language processing (NLP): The processing of human -- and not  computer  -- language by a computer program. 

*Robotics: A field of engineering focused on the design and manufacturing of robots.

*Self-driving cars: These use a combination of computer vision, image recognition and deep learning to build automated skill at piloting a vehicle while staying in a given lane and avoiding unexpected obstructions, such as pedestrians.


Artificial Intelligence has made its way into a number of areas.

*AI in healthcare. The biggest bets are on improving patient outcomes and reducing costs. Companies are applying machine learning to make better and faster diagnoses than humans.

*AI in business. Robotic process automation is being applied to highly repetitive tasks normally performed by humans. Machine learning algorithms are being integrated into analytics and CRM platforms to uncover information on how to better serve customers. 

AI in education. AI can automate grading, giving educators more time. AI can assess students and adapt to their needs, helping them work at their own pace. AI tutors can provide additional support to students, ensuring they stay on track. AI could change where and how students learn, perhaps even replacing some teachers.

AI in finance. AI in personal finance applications, such as Mint or Turbo Tax, is disrupting financial institutions. Applications such as these collect personal data and provide financial advice. Other programs, such as IBM Watson, have been applied to the process of buying a home. Today,  software  performs much of the trading on Wall Street.

AI in law. The discovery process, sifting through of documents, in law is often overwhelming for humans. Automating this process is a more efficient use of time. Startups are also building question-and-answer computer assistants that can sift programmed-to-answer questions by examining the taxonomy and ontology associated with a database.

AI in manufacturing. This is an area that has been at the forefront of incorporating robots into the workflow. Industrial robots used to perform single tasks and were separated from human workers, but as the technology advanced that changed.


The machines haven't taken over. Not yet at least. However, they are seeping their way into our lives, affecting how we live, work and entertain ourselves. From voice-powered personal assistants like Siri and Alexa, to more underlying and fundamental technologies such as behavioral algorithms, suggestive searches and autonomously-powered self-driving vehicles boasting powerful predictive capabilities, there are several examples and applications of artificial intellgience in use today.

The possibility of creating thinking machines raises a host of ethical issues. These questions relate both to ensuring that such machines do not harm humans and other morally relevant beings, and to the moral status of the machines themselves.

With the development of science and technology, artificial intelligence slowly changes people's traditional life in a special way. People's achievements in artificial intelligence are closely related to people's innovation. With the gradual progress of science and technology, people have been replaced by artificial intelligence in many aspects. For example, in the game of chess, robot dog Alpha has won the champion of the world championship. We will worry that future machines will surpass humans. From a legal point of view, who is responsible for the accident caused by a self-driving car? Who is responsible for a medical accident in a surgical robot? After the incident, the law regulates this and restricts it, but it cannot remedy the damage that has already been done.

However, there are still many deficiencies in the field of artificial intelligence. Many functions have not been perfected. For example, the robot simulation is not mature enough in terms of the human mind. It has certain limitations on people's understanding and it is prone to crisis. In this regard, artificial intelligence Research must make a breakthrough. However, the legal system that has already been written cannot meet the needs of the society. Humans need to think in advance of the crisis brought about by the development of science and technology and gradually resolve it. In recent years, all countries have plans for the management of artificial intelligence, which better reflects the importance of artificial intelligence ethics and governance. The problems encountered by humans in the development of artificial intelligence are conducive to the elimination of many unnecessary disputes. However, artificial intelligence brings a lot of ethical issues at the same time it brings about crises. It needs to be analyzed and researched to make people aware of artificial intelligence. The ethical issues brought about by the application of technology are concerned with the development of artificial intelligence and better for the benefit of mankind.

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ChatGPT Tips for The Best Results

Understand its limitations

While ChatGPT is a powerful tool, it is important to understand its limitations. ChatGPT is a language model, not a human, and as such, it may not always get things exactly right. It is important to note that ChatGPT is not connected to the internet during use. This means that it cannot access new information or update its knowledge in real time. 

Instead, it relies on the information it was trained on to generate responses. While this can lead to limitations in the accuracy and relevance of its responses, it also provides a level of security and privacy, as the model cannot be influenced by external factors during use. 

It’s better at creating outlines rather than full pieces of content.

ChatGPT is a language model that is best suited for creating outlines and generating ideas, rather than producing full pieces of content ready to be published. Although ChatGPT is capable of producing human-like responses, it is important to keep in mind that it is not a human. It may not always get things exactly right and can sometimes make mistakes. That is why it is recommended to use ChatGPT as a starting point for content creation, rather than relying on it entirely.

Make sure your request is clear and concise

To get the best results from ChatGPT, it is important to make sure that your request is clear and concise. If you are asking for information on a particular topic, be as specific as possible, and use keywords to help ChatGPT understand what you are looking for. This will result in more accurate and relevant responses.

You can ask it to reformulate its response

If you’re not satisfied with the response you receive from ChatGPT, don’t hesitate to ask it to reformulate its response. This can be done by simply asking it to rephrase its answer in a different way. This can be useful when you need to express a concept in a different way or if you want to see alternative perspectives on a topic.

Use keywords

Keywords are a powerful tool when using ChatGPT. By including relevant keywords in your request, you can help the model understand the context and generate more accurate responses. This can be especially useful when you are looking for specific information on a particular topic.

Keep it simple stupid (KISS)

KISS is a great principle to follow when using ChatGPT. Keep your requests simple, straightforward, and to the point, and you’ll get the best results. Avoid using complex language or convoluted sentence structures, as these can confuse ChatGPT and result in less accurate responses.

Review the content for accuracy

Once you have received your content from ChatGPT, it is important to review it for accuracy. Make sure the information is correct and relevant, and edit or delete anything that is not necessary. This step is essential to ensure that the content you receive from ChatGPT is of high quality and can be used for your intended purpose.

Think outside the box

One of the great things about ChatGPT is its versatility. While it is most commonly used for generating content and answering questions, there are many other ways to utilize this tool. Don’t be afraid to think outside the box and come up with creative ways to use ChatGPT. Whether it’s for writing fiction, generating marketing ideas, or even creating art, the possibilities are endless. So, get creative and see what ChatGPT can do for you. 


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Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence

A society devoted to advancing the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines. 

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Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence (SIGAI)

We are academic and industrial researchers, practitioners, software developers, end users, and students who promote and support the growth and application of AI principles and techniques throughout computing.

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