List of the best resources to learn the foundations of Artificial Intelligence

Ray Alez
Ray Alez
Oct 26, 2015 · 3 min read

This is a list of the best resources about AI that I could find on the web. It will be the most useful for beginners, people who want to learn this field, but don’t know where to start.

I have developed a strategy for myself, for learning the basics of AI in the fastest and most practical way, and I’m sure it will be useful to you as well.

Here’s the list of the best resources to begin learning AI with:

General overview of the field, most important topics:

Lisp — best programming language for AI:

Of all the programming languages you can choose to practice AI there are 2 best options: Lisp and Python. Lisp was created specifically for creating AI, and it is widely considered to be the most elegant and brilliant programming language ever. Here’s the best way to learn it:

Machine Learning.:

Machine learning is the most “practical” and immediately useful subfield of AI, which is great because focusing on learning it will allow you immediately benefit from, and apply your knowledge on practical projects.

How mind works:

On the opposite end of a spectrum — here’s some fantastic(and very entertaining) books about how human mind works. It is not necessary very practical, but they are very exciting and fun to read, and obviously understanding of human brain can be very useful. At the very least — you will be inspired and enjoy reading them a lot.

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