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Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is defined as the ability of a machine to think for itself. Scientists and
theorists continue to debate if computers will actually be able to think for themselves at one
point. The generally accepted theory is that computers do and will think more in the future. AI
has grown rapidly in the last ten years chiefly because of the advances in computer architecture.
The term artificial intelligence was actually coined in 1956 by a group of scientists having their
first meeting on the topic. Early attempts at AI were neural networks modelled after the ones in
the human brain. Success was minimal because of the lack of computer technology needed to
calculate such large equations. AI is achieved using a number of different methods. The more
popular implementations comprise neural networks, chaos engineering, fuzzy logic, knowledge
based systems, and expert systems. Using any one of the aforementioned design structures
requires a specialized computer system. In order to tell that AI is present we must be able to
measure the intelligence being used. For a relative scale of reference, large supercomputers can
only create a brain the size of a fly. It is surprising what a computer can do with that intelligence
once it has been put to work. Almost any scientific, business, or financial profession can benefit
greatly from AI. The ability of the computer to analyze variables provides a great advantage to
these fields. There are many ways that AI can be used to solve a problem. Virtually all of these
methods require special hardware and software to use them. Unfortunately, that makes AI
systems expensive. Many new AI systems now give a special edge that is needed to beat the
competition. Created by Lotfi Zadeh almost thirty years ago, fuzzy logic is a mathematical
system that deals with imprecise descriptions, such as new, nice, or large This concept was also
inspired from biological roots. The inherent vagueness in everyday life motivates fuzzy logic
systems. In contrast to the usual yes and no answers, this type of system can distinguish the
shades in-between. Fuzzy logic's structure allows it to easily rate any input and decide upon the
importance. Moreover, fuzzy logic lends itself to multiple operations at once. Fuzzy logic's
ability to do multiple operations allows it to be integrated into neural networks. Two very
powerful intelligent structures make for an extremely useful product. This integration takes the
pros of fuzzy logic and neural networks and eliminates the cons of both systems. This new
system is a now a neural network with the ability to learn using fuzzy logic instead of hard
concrete facts. Allowing a more fuzzy input to be used in the neural network instead of being
passed up will greatly decrease the learning time of such a network. Another promising arena of
AI is chaos engineering. The chaos theory is the cutting-edge mathematical discipline aimed at
making sense of the ineffable and finding order among seemingly random events. Chaologists
are experimenting with Wall Street where they are hardly receiving a warm welcome.
Nevertheless, chaos engineering has already proven itself and will be present for the foreseeable
future. Making recommendations on which AI systems work the best almost requires AI itself.
However, there is something that can be said about this. On the one hand, neural networks
require massive amounts of computing resources that restrict their use to those who can afford it.
On the other hand, fuzzy logic is practically a win-win situation. Although some are rather
simple, these systems perform their duties quickly and accurately without expensive equipment.
They can easily replace many mundane tasks that other computer systems would have trouble
with. The chaos theory has potential for 8 handling an infinite amount of variables. This gives it
the ability to be a huge success in the financial world. While the expert systems, knowledge-

based systems, and cased-based reasoning systems are here to stay for a long time. They provide
an efficient, easy to use program that yields results that no one can argue with. Designed
correctly, they are can be easily updated and modernized. While the massive surge into the
information age has ushered some old practices out of style, the better ones have taken over with
great success. The rate of advancement may seem fast to the average person, but the technology
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