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AI Guide for Government

A living and evolving guide to the application of Artificial Intelligence for the U.S. federal government.

Chapter 1: Understanding AI and key terminology

Chapter 1 gives a shared understanding of the key terminology used in the AI space. Many terms are used to describe AI and the tools and capabilities associated with it. This chapter aims to help clarify where possible.

As the term Artificial Intelligence itself describes a wide range of technologies that don’t have scientific or industry standard definitions, we will simply discuss these terms, not define them.