Artificial Intelligence and What it Means for the Rail Industry

RAVENSWORTH, Va. –– FROM THE MARCH 2024 ISSUE OF RAILWAY TRACK AND STRUCTURES –– TTC Operated by Ensco.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has recently experienced a significant leap forward. AI, a broad term encompassing software tasked with performing various functions, may either replicate tasks historically done by humans or pioneer new territories. Machine Learning (ML) is closely intertwined with AI, employing software and mathematical techniques to process analytical data, with “algorithms” being a primary function of ML. This article will delve into what AI entails and its implications for the rail industry.