The History of Autonomous Learning
In the previous chapter you were introduced to autonomous learning. You saw that autonomous learning could be divided into the areas of machine learning, controls, and artificial intelligence (AI). In this chapter you will learn how each area evolved. Automatic control predates AI. However, we are interested in adaptive or learning control, which is a relatively new development and really began evolving around the time that AI had its foundations. Machine learning is sometimes considered an offshoot of AI. However, many of the methods used in machine learning came from different fields of study such as statistics and optimization.
KeywordsMachine Learning Adaptive Control Machine Translation Autonomous Learning General Problem Solver
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