There are three sources of knowledge in both humans and artificial intelligence:

1) Inductive Inference

2) Deductive Inference

3) Communication

Inductive Inference establishes new facts from data. In technology this is Data Science and Machine Learning which is aimed at making predictions (tentative hypotheses). Inductive probability attempts to give the probability of future events based on past events. It is the basis for inductive reasoning, and gives the mathematical basis for learning and the perception of patterns.

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