Why Use Python for AI and Machine Learning?

What makes Python the best programming language for machine learning and the best programming language for AI?

AI projects differ from traditional software projects. The differences lie in the technology stack, the skills required for an AI-based project, and the necessity of deep research. To implement your AI aspirations, you should use a programming language that is stable, flexible, and has tools available. Python offers all of this, which is why we see lots of Python AI projects today.

Simple and consistent

Python offers concise and readable code. While complex algorithms and versatile workflows stand behind machine learning and AI, Python’s simplicity allows developers to write reliable systems. Developers get to put all their effort into solving an ML problem instead of focusing on the technical nuances of the language.

Extensive selection of libraries and frameworks

Implementing AI and ML algorithms can be tricky and requires a lot of time. It’s vital to have a well-structured and well-tested environment to enable developers to come up with the best coding solutions.

  • Keras, TensorFlow, and Scikit-learn for machine learning
  • NumPy for high-performance scientific computing and data analysis
  • SciPy for advanced computing
  • Pandas for general-purpose data analysis
  • Seaborn for data visualization

Platform independence

Platform independence refers to a programming language or framework allowing developers to implement things on one machine and use them on another machine without any (or with only minimal) changes. One key to Python’s popularity is that it’s a platform independent language. Python is supported by many platforms including Linux, Windows, and macOS. Python code can be used to create standalone executable programs for most common operating systems, which means that Python software can be easily distributed and used on those operating systems without a Python interpreter.

Great community and popularity

In the Developer Survey 2020 by Stack Overflow, Python was among the top 5 most popular programming languages, which ultimately means that you can find and hire a development company with the necessary skill set to build your AI-based project.

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Priya Reddy

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