Learn how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being applied in the fashion industry. With an application focused approach, this book provides real-world examples, breaks down technical jargon for non-technical readers, and provides an educational resource for fashion professionals. The book investigates the ways in which AI is impacting every part of the fashion value chain starting with product discovery and working backwards to manufacturing.
Artificial Intelligence for Fashion walks you through concepts, such as connected retail, data mining, and artificially intelligent robotics. Each chapter contains an example of how AI is being applied in the fashion industry illustrated by one major technological theme. There are no equations, algorithms, or code. The technological explanations are cumulative so you'll discover more information about the inner workings of artificial intelligence in practical stages as the book progresses.
What You'll Learn
Gain a basic understanding of AI and how it is used in fashion
Understand key terminology and concepts in AI
Review the new competitive landscape of the fashion industry
Conceptualize and develop new ways to apply AI within the workplace
Who This Book Is For
Fashion industry professionals from designers, managers, department heads, and executives can use this book to learn about how AI is impacting roles in every department and profession.
Leanne Luce is a Product Manager based in Brooklyn, NY. She has a background in fashion and previously worked on robotic exoskeletons and soft goods for the military at Harvard University's Wyss Institute and at Otherlab in San Francisco. Leanne is also editor of the blog The Fashion Robot, which has been recognized by publications such as Vogue and Glossy.
Part I: IntroductionChapter 1: Basics of Artificial IntelligencePart II: Shopping and Product DiscoveryChapter 2: Natural Language Processing & Conversational ShoppingChapter 3: Computer Vision & Smart MirrorsChapter 4: Neural Networks & Image SearchChapter 5: Virtual Style AssistantsPart III: SalesChapter 6: Big Science & Subscription ServicesChapter 7: Predictive Analytics & Size RecommendationsPart IV: DesigningChapter 8: Generative Models as Fashion DesignersChapter 9: Data Mining & Trend ForecastingPart V: ManufacturingChapter 10: Deep Learning & Demand ForecastingChapter 11: Robotics & ManufacturingPart VI: FutureChapter 12: Democratization and Impacts of AI.