Introduction to AI

Course Name

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Target Group / Theme

Citizens (Children, Youth, Adults 18 and over, Pensioners) 15+ years

Course dates
Every Monday between 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm on the following dates:

July: 4, 11, 18, 25
August: 1, 8, 22, 29
September: 5, 12

Course Content
Introduction to AI

Topic 1 – A gentle introduction to AI

What is AI?

Subfields of AI?

Simple examples.

Topic 2 – History of AI

Going through the major milestones of the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, 10s

Covering the AI winters too

Topic 3 – Applications of AI

Discuss different applications touching AI in Education, Retail, NLP, Computer Vision, Health, Democracy, Transportation, Robotics, etc.

Topic 4 – Emerging Technologies Topic 5 – Search Problems

Basics of Searching, Planning

Show fun examples such as the Jugs problem, Tic-Tac-Toe, Eight Queen Puzzle, Missionaries Vs Cannicbals, Hill Climbing, 8th Puzzle, Shortest Route

Topic 6 – Machines that Learn


Machine Learning

Decision Trees

Topic 7 – Learning like Humans

Reinforcement Learning

Topic 8 – Creative AI

Machines used in Art (create paintings, symphonies, etc.)

Topic 9 – Hands-on AI

Different AI demos (AI drawing, Sentence generators, Scavenger Hunts, etc.)

Topic 10 – Future of AI

What’s in store? AGI, Singularity, Quantum computing


Delivery Method