TECHNOLOGY Q&A

Manufacturing and Artificial Intelligence

What role can artificial intelligence (AI) play in redefining the manufacturing industry?

Enterprises face major challenges – productivity, budget constraints efficiency, etc. To overcome these, design goals, parameters for materials, manufacturing methods, and other details can be incorporated into the software, which works on all possible combinations of these input variables and suggested designs. These are further refined and improved by each iteration since ML comes into play. AI-powered technologies can deliver better designs and eliminate waste.

AI is the intelligence shown by computer systems to perform tasks that normally require human knowledge, intelligence, skills, learning, such as speech recognition, decision making, visualizing, etc. AI encompasses a range of technologies that are learned over time, as they are exposed to more data. The machine learning algorithm is the ability of AI-enabled systems to learn without being explicitly programmed. It uses algorithms to analyze data, learn from it, and then make decisions or provide output. Machine learning algorithms allow machines to perform a specific task by training the system using available data. Deep learning is a critical component of machine learning methods which are based on learning data representations, and not to task-specific algorithms. Learning can be supervised, semi-supervised, or unsupervised.