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artificial intelligence

 

Definition:

  1. a branch of computer science in which attempts are made to replicate human intellectual functions. One application is the development of computer programs for diagnosis. Such programs are often based on epidemiologic analysis of data in large numbers of medical records;
  2. a machine that replicates human intellectual functions, although no machine (computer) can do this yet.

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