Second Edition. This volume provides readers with the important information they need to understand the basic concepts of artificial intelligence as well as ways that both AI and robotics can be successfully incorporated into manufacturing, transportation, education, and medicine.
This new edition has been updated and expanded to include the latest developments in artificial intelligence, including ChatGPT and other chatbots, machine learning, and open-source AI. The text also discusses the role AI and robotics play in popular culture and modern society, recent calls to regulate the artificial intelligence industry and how the industry is expected to evolve in the future. More than 120 easy-to-understand entries, many with illustrations and photographs, cover:
- Augmented Reality
- Machine Learning
- Knowledge Acquisition
- Pattern Recognition
- Virtual Reality
These entries cover many important aspects of AI and robotics, including basic principles of robotic motion and engineering, neural engineering and human-computer interaction, programming languages and operating systems, and the mathematics that govern computation. The role of robotics and AI in war, fraud, and terrorism is also examined, as well as how these fields are portrayed in popular culture, which ultimately reflects how we perceive the line between human and machine. Entries begin by specifying related Fields of Study, followed by an Abstract and then a list of Key Concepts summarizing important points; all entries end with a helpful Further Reading section.
This new edition will be an important addition to high school and undergraduate libraries with a focus on providing up-to-date resources for students engaged in STEM studies as well as to science collections at all levels.
Designed for high school students and undergraduates, this new resource introduces researchers to the fundamentals of robotics and artificial intelligence using easy-to-understand language for a solid background and a deeper understanding and appreciation of this important and evolving subject. Readers can use these entries as a solid starting off point to develop thorough understanding of this complex subject matter.