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Ch 7: The Present & Future of Artificial Intelligence

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The present and future of artificial intelligence is laid out clearly for your review in this informative chapter. Work through these topics at your convenience on any smartphone, tablet or computer to complete a tough homework assignment or catch up in class.

The Present & Future of Artificial Intelligence - Chapter Summary

Our engaging chapter covers the present and future of artificial intelligence in a series of user-friendly lessons. Each one covers a related topic from the ethics of AI and AI in everyday life to robots and the future workplace. This chapter is self-paced and accessible 24/7, allowing you to study on any compatible device at any time that works well for you. Help from an expert is available through the Dashboard if you find that you need it. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Understand the planning and control of programming articulated robots
  • Detail the ethics of artificial intelligence
  • Outline artificial intelligence in everyday life
  • Discuss the health care, manufacturing and medical uses for AI
  • Describe the future of AI and advanced robotics
  • Explain AI and the economy of the future
  • Identify the role of robots and the future workplace
  • Detail the impacts AI have on industry, society and governments

9 Lessons in Chapter 7: The Present & Future of Artificial Intelligence
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Programming Articulated Robots: Design, Planning & Control

1. Programming Articulated Robots: Design, Planning & Control

Articulated robots have jointed arms and hands and are programmed to perform a task. They need to be taught what exists in their environment, the coordinates of these objects in space, what to do with their arms and hands and in what order. Careful planning and precision design of the robotic system is critical to creating robotic movements that are efficient, conserve power and perform the intended task. In this lesson, you will learn the basics of robotics design.

Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

2. Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Developing machines that think raises ethical questions about the machines and the people that create them. In this lesson, we'll discuss ethics as they apply to artificial intelligence and why this is a concern that's not just part of science fiction.

Artificial Intelligence in Everyday Life

3. Artificial Intelligence in Everyday Life

In this lesson we will first understand what artificial intelligence is all about. Next, we will discuss how we currently use this technology in our everyday lives. Finally, we will discuss the future of artificial intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence Uses in Health Care & Medicine

4. Artificial Intelligence Uses in Health Care & Medicine

Technological advances have boosted the healthcare provider's ability to make better decisions. Read this lesson to learn more about the impact of artificial intelligence in the healthcare industry.

Artificial Intelligence Uses in Manufacturing

5. Artificial Intelligence Uses in Manufacturing

Artificial Intelligence and machine learning technologies have the potential to change the manufacturing industry for the better. This lesson will take you through the benefits of these technologies while explaining how they work.

The Future of AI & Advanced Robotics: Scalability

6. The Future of AI & Advanced Robotics: Scalability

In this lesson, you will learn about how developers use smart devices to mimic human senses and to make intelligent decisions from various inputs as well as defining scalability and where technology is going.

AI & the Economy of the Future

7. AI & the Economy of the Future

This lesson highlights how AI is driving certain areas in global economics for corporations and governments. We will also understand how this trending technology, coupled with our data, will impact our jobs, and our lives in the future.

Robots & the Future Workplace

8. Robots & the Future Workplace

The idea of robots in the workplace might sound a bit out there and futuristic, but it is already happening. This lesson will discuss robots in the workplace, some of the advantages, and the potential issues that can arise.

The Future of AI: Impacts on Industry, Governments & Society

9. The Future of AI: Impacts on Industry, Governments & Society

This lesson will explore the future prospects of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, its impact on the society, the industry and the government in the future. The lesson will also discuss the probable designs of the AI and robotics that will ensure maximum benefits and keep all the risks at bay.

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