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How Symbolic AI Yields Cost Savings, Business Results

Cristina Vinci - 6 January 2022

Thinking involves manipulating symbols and reasoning consists of computation according to Thomas Hobbes, the philosophical grandfather of artificial intelligence (AI). Machines have the ability to interpret symbols and find new meaning through their manipulation — a process called symbolic AI. In contrast to machine learning (ML) and some other AI approaches, symbolic AI provides complete transparency by allowing for the creation of clear and explainable rules that guide its reasoning.