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AI, Data Science and Machine Learning: a Dstl biscuit book

A short guide to artificial intelligence (AI), data science and machine learning, explaining the terminology and helping you use and apply the latest advances.

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Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and (mainly) Machine Learning: the Dstl Biscuit Book

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This biscuit book has been published by data science experts at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) AI Lab, to help the people we work (in MOD and beyond) understand how to engage with and use these technologies.

While it covers AI and data science, this book mainly focuses on machine learning. It is the first in a series of biscuit books issued by Dstl.

Explaining the definitions and differences, latest thinking and developments, biscuit books are something to be dipped into and easily digested - just like a biscuit with tea. Dstl is at the heart of innovations in this area, working with other government departments, academia and institutions for the defence and security of the UK.

For more information contact ai_lab@dstl.gov.uk

Published 23 July 2019
Last updated 23 October 2020 + show all updates
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