ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE VS. COGNITIVE COMPUTING IN EDUCATION: HOW THEY DIFFER?

| April 22, 2019

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The first thing to understand is that cognitive computing is part of artificial intelligence (AI), or a subset of artificial intelligence.There are many definitions of AI, with many tech companies formulating their own definitions depending on what their aim is for AI.The Oxford Dictionary defines artificial intelligence as “the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages.” No matter what definition you look at, the actual term “artificial intelligence” is problematic.

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