Artificial Intelligence and Commonsense

  • Mark OsborneEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Educational Technology book series (LNET)


The use and development of artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities in a company’s production environment is critical to improving assembly process times and product quality. Manufacturing processes are complex and require highly skilled operators to build quality products. Production processes and engineering designs are even more complex and new methods must be employed to address these complexities. AI technologies hold promise to address these complexities using ‘commonsense’ knowledge (CSK) tools. Implementing and using CSK capabilities has accelerated the growth of AI applications in industry. The development of AI capabilities has been a slow and painstaking process in its attempt to fully mimic the capabilities of humans. However, there is much work to be done to duplicate human process capabilities in an AI system. As new technologies are developed and made available to the design and development engineers, the acceleration and growth of AI capable systems will grow exponentially.


artificial intelligence commonsense knowledge complexity engineering designs product quality 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Learning TechnologiesUniversity of North TexasDentonUSA

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