Technology / Computers / Artificial Intelligence (AI): This is the area of computer science focusing on creating machines that can engage on behaviors that humans consider intelligent. The ability to create intelligent machines has intrigued humans since ancient times, and today with the advent of the computer and 50 years of research into AI programming techniques, the dream of smart machines is becoming a reality. Researchers are creating systems which can mimic human thought, understand speech, beat the best human chess player, and countless other feats never before possible.
Artificial Adjective Synonyms: unnatural, synthetic, man-made, manufactured, simulated, imitation, plastic
Intelligence Noun Synonyms: intellect, understanding, aptitude, capacity, brainpower, cleverness, astuteness, quickness, alertness, keenness, brightness, shrewdness, wit, mother wit, (common) sense, insight, perspicacity, perception, discernment, discretion, percipience, perspicacio
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Emotional Intelligence: Describes the mental ability an individual possesses enabling him or her to be sensitive and understanding to the emotions of others, as well as to manage his or her own emotions and impulses. MORE
Science / Genetics / Bacterial Artificial Chromosome (BAC): A vector used to clone dna fragments (100- to 300-kb insert size: average, 150 kb) in escherichia coli cells. Based on naturally occurring f-factor plasmid found in the bacterium e. Coli. MORE