How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Education

AK Bakhshi and Vinita Kapoor


Human intelligence is the human ability to comprehend, learn, reason, and navigate novel or challenging situations. Artificial intelligence (AI), on the other hand, is the intelligence of machines which simulate human intelligence into a computer machine so that it can think and act like a human. Unlike human intelligence, which uses the brain, memory and cognitive abilities, AI relies on the data provided by humans. This is one big difference between human intelligence and AI.

In contrast to human intelligence, some other significant features of AI are that it processes information faster, is more accurate, can adapt to change and is highly objective. AI is a branch of computer science, and the term “AI” was coined in 1956 by John McCarthy, an American computer scientist. AI is perceived to be one of the most important technologies of the 21st century that will drive change in the future. Some common examples of AI in our day-to-day life include Google Maps, google search engine, spam filters, automatic language translation, Chat GPT, and intelligent digital personal assistants like Siri, Cortana, Alexa, etc…read more on NOPR