Given its increasing role in the world, students intent on majoring in engineering or computer science may want to seriously consider specializing in AI.
Artificial Intelligence, or machine intelligence, is concerned with the understanding and development of intelligent software and hardware systems. While the area has existed for more than 30 years and emerged from interdisciplinary research in computer science, neuroscience, and electrical engineering, it was limited until the past ten years by the limited availability of requisite computing power. The recent wide spread applications utilizing machine learning and data mining were made due to the availability of this necessary computing power. As a result, AI applications are now available in multitude of fields such as automation/autonomy, manufacturing, transportation, health, security and others. Future trends will likely include plug-in AI computer chips that can be added to various devices/systems enabling greater intelligent capabilities in said devices/systems.
The degree syllabus includes artificial intelligence theory, methodologies, and applications infused throughout the program. You’ll also learn about applications that are reliant on artificial intelligence technologies, such as robotics, autonomous systems, intelligent control and smart systems and devices.
Upon graduating from this program, you’ll be able to develop intelligent agents that are part of autonomous systems mimicking human behavior capable of performing tasks autonomously and intelligently. Your studies will focus on theory and algorithms for learning, data analysis, optimization, and decision making.
Also the programme trains students in the theoretical foundations, techniques, methodologies and applications of artificial intelligence, in order to contribute to the diffusion and advancement of knowledge and skills on this subject and its applications, thus promoting technological innovation and fostering the economic and social development of our country. Graduates of the Artificial Intelligence programme will have highly interdisciplinary knowledge and skills.
They will have received solid training in the fundamentals of some areas of computer science, mathematics, physics, statistics and cognitive sciences, with a focus on the theoretical bases and techniques of artificial intelligence. They will also have ethical and legal training as required to understand the constraints that limit a socially acceptable use of these techniques.
Students prepare for future-oriented AI uses by applying computer science approaches and AI concepts as they develop solutions to real-world projects within production studio settings.