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Elements of AI

Elements of AI

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES
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Description

The module aims to give an introduction and overview of artificial intelligence. The focus is on understanding the concept and some important techniques such as search and machine learning as well as consequences of AI on society.

Study format
Online
Application period
15 January – 2 June 2024
Study period
22 January – 7 June 2024
Credits
2 ECTS
Pace
0%
Hosting university
Linkoping University
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Learning outcomes

Basic knowledge about AI

Distinguish between realistic and unrealistic AI (science fiction vs. real life).

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Critical thinking

Express some basic philosophical problems related to AI.

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Formulate a research problem

Formulate a simple real-world problem as a search problem.

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Bayes rule

Apply the Bayes rule to infer risks in simple scenarios.

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Bayesian reasoning

Explain the base-rate fallacy and how to avoid it by applying Bayesian reasoning.

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Machine learning techniques

Explain why machine learning techniques are used.

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Machine learning scenarios

Distinguish between unsupervised and supervised machine learning scenarios.

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Classification methods

Explain the principles of some supervised classification methods.

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Neutral networks

Explain what a neural network is and where they are being successfully used.

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Basic programming

Understand the technical methods that underpin neural networks.

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Ability to evaluate

Understand the difficulty in predicting the future and be able to better evaluate the claims made about AI.

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Societal implications

Identify some of the major societal implications of AI.

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Media and information literacy

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Understanding and analysing numerical and statistical information
Digital competence
Analysing and evaluating media content
Locating and accessing information
Competence

Entrepreneurship, technology and innovation

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Project management
Social innovation
Working with technology
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Information

Elements of AI is an online module that you can do at any time and in any pace at https://www.elementsofai.com/. The module is a self study module of the online material and is examined through self correcting and peer reviewed exercises. When you have completed Elements of AI you can register to this module to get your results validated. To verify that you have really taken the online course, you have to upload your certificate from Elements of AI and do a validation test with questions similar to the ones in the online module. For more information see https://www.ida.liu.se/~ETE318/info/courseinfo.en.shtml.

Hosting university

Linkoping University

Linkoping University