What’s the Difference Between AI and Machine Learning?

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There is a lot of excitement behind these two topics, so this serves as a quick guide on what they are and what’s the difference. Artificial Intelligence The term Artificial Intelligence was coined by John McCarthy, a PhD in mathematics, who described the field as the “science and engineering of making intelligent machines, especially intelligent computer programs.” This is a very broad definition; Most experts will accept a definition that describes AI in some way as programs that learn and/or can do problem-solving. Machine learning is one of the subdomains of AI. There are other subdomains of AI, such as…...

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Brandon Walker Brandon Walker is a Data Scientist at IBM where he assists clients with their adoption of Artificial Intelligence on the cloud. Brandon is passionate about closing the skills gap in data science and bringing clarity to the black box of AI for those that are not AI practitioners.