Module 1 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
- Definition and Overview
- Demystification of the adjacent trends of AI, Big Data, & IoT
- Why AI, and how should you start on a profitable path to implement the technology
There is no doubt Artificial Intelligence (AI) will transform all industries. In the tech industry, it already has. But where do you begin to understand this new, disruptive technology? Predictive analytics, Machine Learning, Nature Language Processing, Big Data — these terms need to be demystified, and given concrete applications.
This six-week online course provides you with a core understanding of the adoption and integration of AI. You will gain insights into practical use cases and business applications of AI, and build the skills needed to define an AI opportunity, determine why it is valuable, source the relevant data, and evaluate success.
Ed Day is an expert in AI and Machine Learning with over thirty years’ technical consulting experience. Since 2006, he has been a Senior Lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University, where he also managed Big Data computing projects combining Machine Learning, Hadoop and Spark technologies. He has worked in a range of industries across both the public and private sectors, from financial institutions including American Express, to the Arizona Department of Corrections.