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29 July 2022
Course DescriptionThe Masterclass in Applied Artificial Intelligence equips senior organisational members and professionals to better guide their organisations and careers through the digital evolution with specific regard to the important area of artificial intelligence.
Course OutcomesAt the end of this short course, participants should be able to:
1. Compare and contrast machine learning, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, neural nets.
2. Evaluate applications of artificial intelligence in organisations.
3. Describe the types of technologies involved in artificial intelligence.
4. Critique false claims made about the capabilities of artificial intelligence.
5. Describe expected trends in the development of artificial intelligence.
Course Structure1 day of Online live streamed teaching on SAKAI learning platform (day class)
- Introduction to and definition of artificial intelligence
- The artificial intelligence landscape: applications, tasks and approaches to artificial intelligence
- The historical trajectory of artificial intelligence research
- An overview of the knowledge representation and reasoning (symbolic) approach
- An overview of machine learning
- Natural language processing, machine perception and affective computing
- Implementing and leading artificial intelligence projects
- Business leadership in artificial intelligence
This short course is accredited by the university in accordance with its statutory mandate. It does not lead to a qualification registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).