Special Topics in Information Studies II: AI


This undergraduate course (INF482H1: Special Topics in Information Studies II: AI) provides a comprehensive introduction to the intriguing world of Artificial Intelligence (AI), covering its historical development, fundamental principles, scope, diverse application areas, experimentation, ethical implications, and the possible futures. Students will acquire a comprehensive understanding of AI’s evolution, capabilities, and impact on society through a combination of engaging lectures, interactive discussions, hands-on experiments, and ethical discussions. This course encourages students to envisage AI’s transformative potential in shaping a more intelligent and ethical future and offers them a chance to acquire the knowledge to engage with the field in relevant and ethical ways. This Special Topics course complements INF412 (Data Analytics: Informed Decisions Using Data).

Co-requisite: INF412H1