A.I. Explained

with Lawrence Carin
Friday, January 29, 2021 • Friday, February 5, 2021 • Friday, February 12, 2021
4 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Applications and nominations no longer being accepted.

Artificial intelligence has been studied for decades, but recently it has made significant progress. Advances in analyzing images and processing language are making an impact in many aspects of life, and that impact is likely to accelerate in the coming years. In this class, using almost no math or statistics, the intuition behind A.I., as well as A.I.’s implications for the future, will be presented in a way that anyone can understand. 

This is a three-session master class. In the first two sessions, teachers learn from the master. In the third, participants have a rare and valuable opportunity to exchange ideas with other brilliant teachers. Participants are assigned a small amount of homework to prepare for each session.

Lawrence Carin is a professor of electrical and computer engineering and Vice Provost for Research at Duke University. He researches machine learning, artificial intelligence, and applied statistics, and publishes widely, with over 450 peer-reviewed publications. Professor Carin is a Fellow of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers and co-founder of Signal Innovations Group and of Infinia ML. 

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