Artificial intelligence or AI is an area of computer science that deals with the development of computer systems that can think or behave like humans. John McCarthy is known as the father of artificial intelligence. Research in AI is focused on the following components:

  • Learning
  • Reasoning
  • Problem solving
  • Planning
  • Natural language processing
  • Perception
  • Motion and manipulation
  • Creativity

Artificial intelligence is also known as machine intelligence. Now it is widely used in gaming, natural language processing, expert systems, neural networks, and robotics.