INT D 161 - Artificial Intelligence Everywhere

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Faculty of Science

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Everywhere is a non-technical undergraduate online course focused on giving students a foundational understanding of AI and where it can be applied. Although AI is a technical topic, this course is intended to demystify the field and has no prerequisites. This course will first cover the history of AI and its multidisciplinary beginnings with connections to psychology, animal learning, neuroscience, and computing science. From there students will be introduced to the basic components of modern AI through several case studies. The course will explore the role of data collection and human inputs in a range of systems from classical expert systems, to supervised learning, to reinforcement learning systems that generate their own data by interacting with the world. Throughout, we will use simple terms to discuss the general approaches, successes and failures of AI and machine learning systems, as well as interactions with people, including privacy and our ability to understand machines that learn.

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Winter Term 2024


Section Capacity Class times Instructor(s)
2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12
Primary Instructor: Adam White
2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12 (TR)
15:30 - 16:50
T B-38
Primary Instructor: Adam White