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What Is Artificial Intelligence?

This subject guide accompanies the workshop put on at Austin College by both Abell Library and the Scarbrough Center for Writing in regard to the topic of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI). Generative AI is one type of AI that uses user prompts to generate images, text, and other mediums. Learn further information about this topic and specific Generative AI toolsets like ChatGPT and Grammarly by selecting the different labels at the top of this page.


So what is AI? According to IBM: "Artificial intelligence leverages computers and machines to mimic the problem-solving and decision-making capabilities of the human mind."

The 4 types of AI are:

1. Reactive Machines

2. Limited Memory

3. Theory of Mind

4. Self-Aware

For more information, follow this link.


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