AI Foundations for Everyone Specialization from IBM
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We have already looked at TOP 100 Coursera Specializations and today we will check out specialization that is designed for those with little or no background in AI, whether you have a technology background or not and does not require any programming skills. It is designed to give you a firm understanding of what is AI, its applications and use cases across various industries. You will become acquainted with terms like Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Neural Networks.
Furthermore, it will familiarize you with IBM Watson AI services that enable any business to quickly and easily employ pre-built AI smarts to their products and solutions. You will also learn about creating intelligent virtual assistants and how they can be leveraged in different scenarios.
By the end of this specialization, learners will have had hands-on interactions with several AI environments and applications and have built and deployed an AI-enabled chatbot on a website – without any coding.
#1.Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI)
In this course, you will learn what Artificial Intelligence (AI) is, explore use cases and applications of AI, understand AI concepts and terms like machine learning, deep learning, and neural networks. You will be exposed to various issues and concerns surrounding AI such as ethics and bias, & jobs, and get advice from experts about learning and starting a career in AI. You will also demonstrate AI in action with a mini-project.
#2.Getting Started with AI using IBM Watson
In this course, you will learn how to quickly and easily get started with Artificial Intelligence using IBM Watson. You will understand how Watson works, become familiar with its use cases and real-life client examples, and be introduced to several of Watson AI services from IBM that enable anyone to easily apply AI and build smart apps. You will also work with several Watson services to demonstrate AI in action.
#3.Building AI Powered Chatbots Without Programming
This course will teach you how to create useful chatbots without the need to write any code. Leveraging IBM Watson’s Natural Language Processing capabilities, you’ll learn how to plan, implement, test, and deploy chatbots that delight your users, rather than frustrate them.
True to our promise of not requiring any code, you’ll learn how to visually create chatbots with Watson Assistant (formerly Watson Conversation) and how to deploy them on your own website through a handy WordPress plugin. Don’t have a website? No worries, one will be provided to you.
Chatbots are a hot topic in our industry and are about to go big. New jobs requiring this specific skill are being added every day, consultants demand premium rates, and the interest in chatbots is quickly exploding.
Gartner predicts that by 2020, 85% of customer interactions with the enterprise will be through automated means (that’s chatbots and related technologies).
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