artificial intelligence

noun
|Updated on: 14 Aug 2018

Definition of artificial intelligence

1 : a branch of computer science dealing with the simulation of intelligent behavior in computers
2 : the capability of a machine to imitate intelligent human behavior

Examples of artificial intelligence in a Sentence

  1. a robot with artificial intelligence

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First Known Use of artificial intelligence

1955

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Defined for English Language Learners

artificial intelligence

Definition of artificial intelligence for English Language Learners

  • : an area of computer science that deals with giving machines the ability to seem like they have human intelligence

  • : the power of a machine to copy intelligent human behavior


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