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Chapter 1


The Rise of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the field of computer science that aims to create machines and systems that can perform tasks that normally require human intelligence and cognition. AI has been advancing rapidly in recent years, thanks to the availability of large amounts of data, powerful computing resources, and novel algorithms and techniques.

Some of the domains where AI has made significant progress and impact include natural language processing, computer vision, speech recognition, machine learning, robotics, and autonomous systems.

AI has the potential to transform various aspects of society, economy, and environment, by enhancing productivity, innovation, and quality of life. However, AI also poses some challenges and risks, such as ethical, social, legal, and security issues, that need to be addressed carefully and responsibly.