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Introduction to artificial intelligence

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Max amount of FITech students: 250

Persons without a valid study right to a Finnish university have preference to this course.

The course consists of lectures that each introduce an application of AI and the underlying computational problems as well as describe the principles of the methods and algorithms that are used to solve problem. The course contains problem sets on the topics of the lectures.

After completing the course, the students have an overview of various applications of AI and of the fundamental problems, methods, and algorithms that underlie and that are necessary to build the AI applications. The course gives the student a good basis for further study of the said methods and algorithms, with the main goal of ‘demystifying’ AI.

Assessment: Lecture quizzes, essays and computer exercise demos. No physical presence is required.

More information in Aalto University’s WebOodi course page.

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ICT Studies
AI and machine learning
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Host university:
Aalto University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
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General prerequisites:
Basic understanding about concepts in high-school mathematics and statistics. Students with no background in engineering are encouraged to glance through, e.g., the material of Elements of AI (
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