Current Directions in Artificial Intelligence

Course #CS4333

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


A survey of current important topics in artificial intelligence for students who are not computer-science majors.  Topics include big-data management, advanced topics in neural networks, adversarial machine learning, explainability, testing and verification of artificial-intelligence systems, privacy issues in artificial intelligence, and other legal issues in artificial intelligence.

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 128
  • 367


  • CS4000
  • CS3331
  • CS3332

Learning Outcomes

  • Students can identify in applications the key current challenges to applying artificial intelligence to military applications, including obtaining data, getting sufficient processing speed, verifying correctness, anticipating adversary manipulations, testing, providing explanations, encouraging trust in methods, and dealing with legal issues.
  • Students can trace cases exemplifying the challenges and use them to explain the challenges.
  • Students can rate different artificial-intelligence techniques as to their suitability in addressing the challenges and make intelligent recommendations to military organizations for methods to use.
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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  12 Dec 2023 – 14 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter final examinations

  •  15 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter graduation

  •  18 Dec 2023 – 05 Jan 2024

    Winter break

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