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Elements of AI: free online courses

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Event date: Monday, 22 February 2021 10:00 am - Wednesday, 31 March 2021 06:00 pm
Place: Online

The University of Luxembourg Competence Centre with Digital Luxembourg, INAP and the SCRIPT organise «Elements of AI», a series of free online courses created by Reaktor and the University of Helsinki. The major objective is to deploy a training offer that is corresponding to the skills needs of the industry and research.


  • Understand what artificial intelligence is
  • Understand the different approaches around artificial intelligence
  • Understand the possibilities but also the limitations of AI
  • Forming an opinion about AI


Chapter 1 - What is AI?

  • How should we define AI?
  • Related fields
  • Philosophy of AI

Chapter 2 - AI problem solving

  • Search and problem solving
  • Solving problems with AI
  • Search and games

Chapter 3 - Real world AI

  • I. Odds and probability
  • II. The Bayes rule
  • III. Naive Bayes classification

Chapter 4 - Machine learning

  • The types of machine learning
  • The nearest neighbor classifier
  • Regression 

Chapter 5 - Neural networks

  • Neural network basics
  • How neural networks are built
  • Advanced neural network techniques

Chapter 6 - Implications

  • About predicting the future
  • The societal implications of AI
  • Summary

Practical information

  • Location: 100% online
  • Date: 22/02/2021
  • Duration: 30h / 6 weeks
  • Language: English


Pre-registration until 22/02/2021 via https://eofai.lu/uni 

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Elements of AI