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How to start learning AI

leandrogs profile image Leandro Gomes ・1 min read

Hello!

These days I have been thinking about learning AI. Maybe even get a master degree in this area.

So... My question is how to learn AI? Should I start reading books about? Should I learn algorithms first?

What are your suggestions?

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Diogo Nunes

I'm currently enrolled in a AI course (within computer science bachelor's) and we are following the book "A Modern Approach" by Russell and Norvig.
It's a very well structured book and even better written - everything is explained and makes little to no assumptions about previous knowledge. As it is based only on pseudo-code not even programming skills are required, tho it will help a lot.

I have been diving into Search Algorithms based on Logic and have implemented them in Python and tried to implement different problem-formulations for the N-Queens-Puzzle, if you are interested see my last post and give your thoughts!

Who knows, maybe you'll love it as well!
Have fun, friend

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Paula

I'm studying computer engineering and in the AI main subject we also used A Modern Approach book, as Diogo pointed, it's quite remarkable for the beginning. Apart from that, not like technical, but as a motivation, you could do a little research into Turing's work (such as Computer Machinery and Intelligence) or something like that. AI is not my main branch, but I surely liked the subjects, I hope you have fun!

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John Paul Ada

Maybe you'd like to try Microsoft Academy's Data Science Track!

academy.microsoft.com