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NIIT organizes workshop on Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an area of Computer Science that emphasizes on the creation of intelligent systems that work and react similar to humans. These include speech recognition, learning, planning and problem solving.

The workshop was hosted at NIIT Accra centre and it focused mainly on the Alexa platform.  Alexa is an intelligent personal assistant platform developed by the e-commerce giant, Amazon.

Alexa is capable of voice interaction, music playback, providing real-time information and controlling several smart devices forming a smart home – an automated home system.

Known as the Accra Amazon Alexa Skills Development Tour, the event attracted more than 80 participants including software developers, ICT students and instructors.

The event was organized in partnership with Afrilogic, and ICT firm with a focus on all the features of the Alexa and Hackster.io both USA based companies.

The resource person for the workshop was Mr. Samuel Adranyi an Evangelist for Amazon Alexa and the CTO for Afrilogic.

Event date: September 9, 2017

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