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Ever since the conduct of the historically famous 1956 Dartmouth Summer Workshop, which has come to be regarded as
the birthplace of the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), a significant amount of progress has been made in AI with intermittent
periods of intense activity. Topics of focus for research and development have varied over the decades. Unfortunately,
during that time, many promises and disappointments have also been associated with AI. Developments in related areas of
computer science have also been responsible for the recently renewed momentum behind AI. As time goes on, while
The numerous benefits of AI are anticipated, and many apprehensions do exist with respect to the societal impact of AI. Of late there
is also the widespread tendency to equate AI to just machine learning!