Types of Artificial Intelligence

There are different types of artificial intelligence. Narrow AI is the most commonly known type, and operates within limited constraints. Narrow AI refers to AI systems that only perform one specific task and possess limited competencies. The next two types are general AI and self- aware AI. To better understand each type, let’s discuss the characteristics of each. Let’s start with narrow AI. Narrow AI is limited in its competencies. It is only able to recognize images, hear sounds, and read human speech.

Reactive machines

Reactive machines are the most basic forms of artificial intelligence. They use their intelligence to respond to the world around them, without storing memories or relying on prior experiences. The most famous example of a reactive machine is Alpha Go, a computer program that beat a top Go player. Although the technology used by AlphaGo is not the most advanced, it does use a neural … Read More