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Course Description


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In this hands-on course, students are introduced to Artificial Intelligence (AI) research and learn to design and build practical AI applications. The fundamental concepts covered by the course include logic programming, knowledge representation, and machine learning, applied to areas such as natural language processing, computer vision, and procedural generation. This course does not require computer programming expertise. Students will be introduced to languages including Python, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, which underpin development frameworks such as NLTK, OpenCV, and Tensorflow. The course will also explore ethical issues, bias, and other concerns surrounding AI. 

LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon the successful completion of this course, students will have:

  • Developed a basic understanding of an AI application development pipeline
  • Learned practical programming skills for building an AI-powered application
  • Gained an understanding of the history of AI research and the ethical issues surrounding AI

After enrolling in a course, please allow up to 5 hours for your student data to migrate to Canvas. Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.

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Section Title
Introduction to Designing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Applications
Type
Studio/Seminar
Days
M
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Feb 28, 2022 to Apr 04, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Location
Delivery Options
Evening  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $445.00
Instructors
Section Notes

As a Continuing Studies student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to Canvas, and our on-campus WiFi network. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at https://canvascloud.ocadu.ca. If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: https://login.ocadu.ca/forgot. If you need further help, please contact us at continuingstudies@ocadu.ca

COVID-19 Protocols for On-Site Courses
By registering to take an on-site course at OCAD U’s School of Continuing Studies you agree to comply with the following requirements:

Proof of Vaccination
1.
Masks are Mandatory
2. Maintain Physical Distance Where Possible
3. Practice Good Hand Hygiene
4. Self-Assessments

Please see our registration policies for detailed information on COVID-19 protocols for on-site courses at OCAD U’s School of Continuing Studies. We will notify you with updates as the situation evolves.

After enrolling in a course, please allow up to 5 hours for your student data to migrate to Canvas. Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.