Beginner's Guide To Learning Artificial Intelligence

WITI News Staff

October 01, 2019

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By Amanda Jerelyn

John McCarthy, one of the indisputable founders of artificial intelligence, defines A.I. as "the science and engineering of making intelligent machines." Artificial intelligence involves creating a processor, a processor-controlled robot, or any computer program that can duplicate human intellect and reasoning. Artificial intelligence requires studying both the human brain and an intensive analysis of electronics and electronic capabilities.

Just like computer science, engineering, and mathematics, artificial intelligence is now a multidisciplinary science and engineering-based specialization. The artificial intelligence science-based student will learn several different programming languages. Scholars will learn how to dexterously manage and access data used in combination with AI products. Learners need to have problem-solving, reasoning, ratiocination, and judgment skills to be successful in this field of study. Pupils that do not possess a genuine interest in the subject will hardly be able to qualify.

Educational Requirements to Pursue a Higher Qualification in Artificial Intelligence

Employing advanced computer software, automation, and cybernetics distinguishes a career in artificial intelligence. Students inclined to pursue careers in this specialization can get their literature homework done by experts. But they need to be brilliant in the subjects of mathematics, logical reasoning, and engineering principles. Language and communication skills are essential but only based on understanding the rationale behind the message. Understanding Shakespeare is not required.

Students should be able to comprehend the fundamentals of algebra, statistics, calculus, probability, algorithms, and logic. In addition to these mathematical concepts, learners should be able to recognize the basic concepts of electronics, robotics, engineering, and physics. The higher qualification will develop on the learner's ability to identify and implement cognitive theories using electronics. Students can choose from various specializations in graphics, health sciences, the automobile industry, architectural design, and computer science.

How to Choose a Specialization in Artificial Intelligence

You need to make an informed decision to choose a specialization for completing your masters. The following are just some of the choices available if you are interested in pursuing a masters in artificial intelligence.

- Machine learning
- Object recognition
- Expert systems
- Planning
- Neural networks
- Evolutionary computation
- Robotics
- Linguistic processing
- Natural language processing

After completing the qualification, you will be known as an AI engineer, regardless of whichever of these specializations you choose. Once the requirement is complete, the engineer is ready to pursue their career. Before wondering whether to join or not to join the corporate world, understand that the responsibilities of any other qualification will be drastically different from the others.

Top Specializations in Artificial Intelligence

The United States workforce remains in constant jeopardy of being replaced by robots. It is possible, but it will be a progressive change, not an overnight change. The US labor pool will hardly notice the development. People will be working with machines and for the devices. The job of educated staff is to detect any changes within the gadgets and conduct the necessary repairs. The following is a list of popular specialties in artificial intelligence, which students can pursue.

- Data Scientist
- Research Scientist
- AI Research & Development Engineer
- Robotics Scientist
- Artificial Intelligence Software Engineer
- AI Computer Vision Engineer
- AI Analyst
- AI Expert

As new ideas and applications are generated, the list of careers which a qualified engineer can pursue grows each day.

Top Institutes for Artificial Intelligence

Before the quest for finding your dream job begins, you need to decide from which institute you want to complete your higher qualification. This will have a significant impact on your career.

Some universities have distinct fellowships, fraternities, and sororities exclusively for scholars qualified in the field of artificial intelligence. These communities deliver support even after completing a higher qualification. "A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning, says Bracken Peg, research analyst at KingEssayUK. The following is a non-biased list of some of the best institutes to study artificial intelligence.

- Harvard University
- Cornell University
- Stanford University
- Columbia University
- Rutgers University-New Brunswick
- Yale University
- Carnegie Mellon University
- Purdue University
- New York University
- Arizona State University
- University of California Berkeley
- University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
- Georgia State University
- University of Michigan �" Ann Arbor
- The University of Texas at Austin

The list is not exhaustive. We have endeavored to include only the best institutes for the field of artificial intelligence on this list.

Top Companies Using Artificial Intelligence

At one time, artificial intelligence seemed like technology that would only be implemented in the movies. Today, companies are using artificial intelligence in fascinating new ways to deliver ultramodern solutions. Organizations make use of the fact that they have a large customer base. Some of their most valuable information comes from their clientele. The following is a list of corporations which conduct research and implement the latest technologies in artificial intelligence.

- Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL)
- Salesforce (CRM)
- (AMZN)
- Nvidia Corporation
- Intel Corporation
- Microsoft Corporation
- Facebook
- IBM Corporation

The list only includes the names of prominent organizations. These organizations have been working on numerous different projects related to artificial intelligence simultaneously. Most of these companies have also been involved in pioneering some new artificial intelligence technology as well.

Future Career Prospects

Artificial intelligence is a technology which works hand-in-hand with various other specialties. The time has come that we see this technology being implemented to produce solutions in our everyday lives. Does artificial intelligence outperform its human counterpart? Artificial intelligence becomes viable when it surpasses an individual's abilities.

Creativity combined with ingenuity is the limit for artificial intelligence achievements.Engineers are currently doing their best to design technology to surpass human abilities. In later years, engineers will work collaboratively to make the technology financially practicable.

Artificial intelligence is one of the few career specialties for which a future exists. Just as retina scans were an altogether foreign concept 50 years ago, we will see the advancement of technology in different fields of expertise.

Pursuing Artificial Intelligence Certifications

An individual seeking a career in artificial intelligence needs to be an expert in multiple fields of study. One of the best ways to establish your expertise in a subject area is to get certified. The certifications mentioned here are some of the most sought-after certificates by employers. These certifications help employees get a better paycheck at the end of the month.

- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
- Information Technology Infrastructure Library Expert Level (ITILv3)
- Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
- VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Some of these certifications may apply to your field of study, and some of them may not. One of the advantages of getting certified is that you automatically qualify for better jobs. Your peers may not be able to get that job because they are not certified.

Author Bio: Amanda Jerelyn works as an Information & Technology Instructor for Academist Help. She takes great pride in staying abreast with the latest information technology news and events.

Opinions expressed by the author are not necessarily those of WITI.

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