CSE490A1: AI Seminar/Big Ideas in AI

Description: This is a seminar class about asking deep questions about intelligence and exploring their far-reaching consequences. Through daily readings, discussions, and a course project, students will survey the history of approaches in artificial intelligence as well as related disciplines like neuroscience, philosophy of mind, and psychology. We will cover concepts such as alignment, connectionism, consciousness, causation, decidability, generalizability, information, learning, and symbolism.

Prerequisities: (none listed)
Credits: 2.0

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