AI Inspirational @class 8

Now available as a one month course every month: 

Schedule for May 2019: 

Saturday 4th May: Session 1

Sunday 5th May: Sessions 2 and 3

Saturday 11th May : Session 4

Sunday 12th May : Sessions 5 and 6

Saturday 18th May : Session 7

Sunday 19th May : Sessions 8 and 9

Saturday 25th May : Session 10

Sunday 26th May : Sessions 11 and 12

This is the tentative outline of the topics to be addressed in each of the 12 sessions of the program:

Saturday 4th May : Session 1: Why the buzz about AI?

1.1@5pm: AI is all around us

1.2@5:30pm: Future expectations from Artificial Intelligence

1.3@6pm: How do machines learn? 

Sunday 5th May: Session 2: AI today

2.1@9am: A short history of Artificial Intelligence 

2.2@9:30am: Artificial Intelligence and its applications in daily life.

2.3@10am: Human-AI interaction

Sunday 5th May: Session 3: Computational Thinking

3.1@5pm: What is Computational Thinking

3.2@5:30pm : Decomposition and Pattern Recognition 

3.3@6pm : Algorithms and evaluation

Saturday 11th May: Session 4: AI exploration:

4.1@5pm: Inspirational AI start-ups 

4.2@5:30pm: Explore application of Artificial Intelligence in their daily lives.

4.3@6pm: Explore trends and  potential of AI in a given context

Sunday 12th May :Session 5: AI and imagination: 

5.1@9am: A letter to your future self

5.2@9:30am: An imaginary conversation with some (5) AI pioneers : Alan Turing, Geoffrey Hunt, Ian Goodfellow, Marvin Minsky, Herbert Simon

5.3@10am: A debate about good AI versus bad AI

Saturday 18th May: Session 6: IoT and AI

6.1@3pm: Smart Cities 

6.2@3:30pm: Smart Homes

6.3@4pm: Smart Schools

Session 7: Natural Language Processing: 

7.1@3pm: Speech generation

7.2@3:30pm: Speech Recognition 

7.3@4pm: Chatbots 

Session 8: Computer Vision

8.1@9am:Object Recognition 

8.2@9:30am:Face Recognition

8.3@10am:Image recognition

Session 9: Deep Learning:

9.1@3pm: About the human brain and the Central Nervous System

9.2@3:30pm: Artificial Neural Networks

9.3@4pm: Applications of Deep Learning

Session 10: AI and sustainable development goals 

10.1@3pm: What are the SDGs?

10.2@3:30pm: AI for human happiness 

10.3@4pm: Responsible Citizenship

Session 11: AI and ethics 

11.1@9am: Bias: in data collection 

11.2@9:30am: Bias : Why it occurs and how to reduce it

11.3 @10am: Bias : in access

Session 12: A bright  future with AI

12.1@3pm: Opportunities in AI and Machine Learning 

12.2@3:30pm: Attributes of an AI Practitioner : communication and collaborative skills 

12.3@4pm: The education and skills set of an AI Practitioner

The details may be tweaked somewhat during the actual delivery of the program. 

One session on Saturday: in the afternoon from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Two sessions on Sunday : morning from 9:00 am to 10:00 am and afternoon from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

This will be repeated every month.

The fee per person will be Rs 3000/-. 

Fresh students will be added till the end of 2nd weekend. Such students will be sent the earlier posts as direct messages.

Those who come in later will be registered in advance for the next month’s batch. 

For joining the course or to know more, please send a WhatsApp message to Prof. MM Pant at +919810073724

About mmpant

Prof. M.M.Pant has a Ph.D in Computational Physics, along with a Professional Law Degree, and has been a practitioner in the fields of Law, IT enabled education and IT implementation. Drawing upon his experience in world class international institutions and having taught in various modes of Face-to-Face, Distance Learning and Technology Enhanced Training, Prof. Pant is now exploring the nature of institutions which will be successors to the IITs, which represented the 1960s, IIMs, which represented the 1970 and Open Universities which were the rage of 1980s & 90s. He believes that the convergence between various media and technologies would fundamentally alter the way learning would be created, packaged, and delivered to learners. His current activities are all directed toward actual implementation of these new age educational initiatives that transform education in the post Internet post WTO era.. Prof. Pant, has been a Former Pro-Vice Chancellor, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and has been on the faculty of IIT – Kanpur (the premier Engineering institution in India), MLNR Engineering College and Faculty & Visiting Professor - University of Western Ontario-Canada. He has been visiting scientist to research centers in Italy, England, Germany & Sweden and has delivered international lectures with about 80 papers published. During his association of almost 15 years with the IGNOU, Prof. Pant has served as the Director Computing and has been the Member of All Bodies (i.e. School boards, Academic council, Planning board, Finance committee and the Board of management). With his interest in Law, backed with practice of Law in a High Court, and his basic training in Science and IT, Prof. Pant has been particularly interested in the Cyber Law, Patent & trade mark issues, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) issues etc. and has been involved with many activities, conferences on “Law & IT” Prof. Pant is presently; • Advisor to Media Lab Asia - Chairman of working group on ICT for Education, chairman of PRSG handling projects on ICT for education. • Lead Consultant for an ADB funded project for ICT in Basic Education in Uzbekistan • Member of the drafting Group for India’s National Policy on ICT in education • Chairman of the group creating books for class 11 and 12 students on ‘Computers and Communication Technology’ appointed by the NCERT • Preparing a ‘Theme Paper” for the NCTE in the area of ICT and Teacher Training • Advisor and mentor to several leading Indian and Multi-national Companies in the area of education. Prof. Pant has in the recent past been ; • Member – Board of Management – I I T, Delhi for 6 years (two consecutive terms) • One-man committee to create the Project Report & Legislation for Delhi IT-enabled Open University • Advisor to the Delhi Government on Asian Network of Major Cities Project (ANMC-21) distance learning project in association with Tokyo Metropolitan Government. • Chairman Board of Studies, All India Management Association With his mission to create and implement new business opportunities in the area of e-learning & learning facilitation, Prof. Pant has promoted Planet EDU Pvt. Ltd., as its Founder & Chairman, along with a team of highly experienced and skilled professionals from Education & Training, Operations, IT and Finance.
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