How AI Works (No Starch Press)
Friday, 15 December 2023

In this book subtitled "From Sorcery to Science", Ronald T. Kneusel explores the explosion of artificial intelligence by explaining — without a single mathematical equation — what happened, when it happened, why it happened, how it happened, and what AI is actually doing "under the hood and  sets out to unravel the mysteries of artificial intelligence, without the complex math and unnecessary jargon.

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Author: Ronald T. Kneusel
Publisher: No Starch
Date: October 2023
Pages: 192
ISBN: 978-1718503724
Print: 1718503725
Kindle: B0CDB7WHJD
Audience: General
Level: Introductory/Intermediate
Category: Artificial Intelligence

Topics include:

  • The relationship between artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning
  • The history behind AI and why the artificial intelligence revolution is happening now
  • How decades of work in symbolic AI failed and opened the door for the emergence of neural networks
  • What neural networks are, how they are trained, and why all the wonder of modern AI boils down to a simple, repeated unit that knows how to multiply input numbers to produce an output number.
  • The implications of large language models, like ChatGPT and Bard, on our society—nothing will be the same again

For recommended titles on AI see  AI Books To Inspire You in our Programmer's Bookshelf section.

 

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