AI and Society

2019-2020
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Doel vak

After this course, students have a better knowledge and understanding of
the societal questions that are related to AI; they are able to applying
their knowledge and understanding about AI technology to contribute to
the societal discussion; students are able to make judgments about
societal consequences of applying AI technology.

With respect to communication skills, students have learned to
articulate their informed opinions in a public debate. Students have
improved their learning skill of critical thinking.

Inhoud vak

During this course, we will explore the role of AI in the society. Based
on recent scientific literature and the portrayal of AI in contemporary
movies and popular press, students and teachers will discuss topics such
as the consequences of AI for the labour market and (in)equality, the
ethical considerations around autonomous systems, the risks of biases
and misuse of algorithms, the legal aspects of AI and the questions
about the control over AI systems. In addition, we will explore possible
ways to counteract negative effects. We will also reflect on the role of
AI experts in this societal discussion.

Onderwijsvorm

Plenary session with movies, discussion meetings, group work.

Toetsvorm

Essay

Doelgroep

mAI (max 50 students)

Algemene informatie

Vakcode XM_0075
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P3
Vakniveau 400
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Bètawetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. M.C.A. Klein
Examinator dr. M.C.A. Klein
Docenten dr. M.C.A. Klein
prof. dr. F.A.H. van Harmelen
prof. dr. A.E. Eiben

Praktische informatie

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Werkvormen Hoorcollege, Werkgroep
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