Artificial Intelligence – A Primer for Decision Makers

Advances of Information Technology are ushering new concepts and applications that are changing the world around us, a phenomenon often described as the Digital Transformation. Big Data, Data Mining, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are terms often used, but rarely understood at an intuitive level, even by people with some technical sophistication. This course will explain how AI emerged and is evolving, will provide an intuitive understanding of key terminology and common-sense concepts behind it, and will communicate basic knowledge and strategic insight, so that decision makers can effectively collaborate with deep AI experts.

Costas J. Spanos Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, UCB