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Artificial Intelligence

Resources on the history and ethics of AI
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Finding Resources on Artificial Intelligence

What you will find in this guide

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a rapidly developing field that has the potential to change many industries, including art and design. AI algorithms can be used to create new works of art, generate designs, and even analyze and critique existing works. The use of AI in art and design raises a number of interesting questions and challenges, such as how AI can be used ethically and creatively, and what the future role of human artists and designers might be in a world with increasing AI capabilities. This resource guide will provide an introduction to AI and its implications for art and design, covering topics such as the history of AI in art, current and emerging applications of AI in the field, and the ethical and philosophical considerations surrounding the use of AI in creative endeavors. (This paragraph was created using ChatGPT with the prompt "introduction to resource guide on artificial intelligence and the implications for art and design", 2023)

Keywords and subjects headings

This guide is focused primarily on the ethical aspects of AI and implications for art and design, but AI is a broad field with many possible research directions. Below is a list of terms you can use to find information in the library databases about artificial intelligence and related topics.

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Artificial Intelligence -- Moral and ethical aspects
  • Artificial Intelligence -- Social aspects
  • Artificial Intelligence -- History
  • Machine Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Natural language processing
  • Artificial neural networks
  • Search optimization
  • Deep learning
  • Algorithms
  • Algorithmic bias
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