Thursday, September 8, 2016

Cognitive technologies

Cognitive technologies are products of the field of artificial intelligence. They are able to perform tasks that only humans used to be able to do.

Important Cognitive technologies 

Computer vision :Refers to the ability of computers to identify objects, scenes, and activities in images. 

Machine learning : Refers to the ability of computer systems to improve their performance by exposure to data without the need to follow explicitly programmed instructions.

Natural language processing: Refers to the ability of computers to work with text the way humans do, for instance, extracting meaning from text or even generating text that is readable, stylistically natural, and grammatically correct.

Robotics : Technology dealing with the design, construction, and operation of robots in automation.

Speech recognition : Focuses on automatically and accurately transcribing human speech. 

Optimization : Automates complex decisions and trade-offs about limited resources

Planning and scheduling :Entails devising a sequence of actions to meet goals and observe constraints

Rules-based systems: Technology underlying expert systems, which use databases of knowledge and rules to automate the process of making inferences about information


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