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UGC Invites Applications for Free Online Course on Artificial Intelligence on SWAYAM

UGC is currently offering through its Inter-University Centre CEC a free online course on artificial intelligence on the SWAYAM platform

UGC has invited applications for a free online course on artificial intelligence on the SWAYAM platform. UGC recently announced that it is offering 78 undergraduate and 46 postgraduate non-engineering courses through its Inter-University Centre CEC in January 2021. The free online course can be taken by students, professionals and anybody interested in learning on the provided topics. This particular free online course on artificial intelligence is being offered by GLS University.

Prof Bhushan Trivedi from GLS University will conduct the online course on introduction to artificial intelligence. He has a PhD, and is working as the Dean, Faculty of Computer Technology (FoCT)at GLS University. He has also acted as the dean zone-1 in Gujarat Technological University, Gujarat for MCA, says the SWAYAM platform. Three of the professor’s books have also been published by Oxford University Press.

What will be Taught in the Artificial Intelligence Course being Offered by UGC

The 15-week long course aims at equipping learners with the basic knowledge in artificial intelligence that is needed to understand big data with the use of analytics. The following topics will be covered under the course:

  • Introduction to AI and State space search
  • Introduction to unguided and guided search
  • Problems in search and solutions, Genetic algorithms
  • Neural Networks, BPNN, learning process in BPNN
  • Some other search methods and admissibility
  • Planning
  • Game Playing
  • Minimax and other game playing algorithms
  • Using predicate logic for Knowledge Representation
  • Resolution and non-monotonic reasoning
  • Strong methods for Knowledge Representation; Fuzzy logic and CD
  • Scripts and Introduction to Expert systems
  • Developing expert systems and Machine learning

Important Dates

The course will begin from 7 January 2021 onwards and ends on 30 April 2021. The course carries 5 credit points, and an examination will be conducted on 8 May 2021. Those who wish to know more about the online course on artificial intelligence and subsequently enroll for the same are advised to go through the official website for more information.

23 responses to “UGC Invites Applications for Free Online Course on Artificial Intelligence on SWAYAM”

  1. Simran Mogre says:

    Perfect

  2. Swarnalatha says:

    How to enroll the subject artificial intelligence

  3. ORUGANTI LENIN BABU says:

    how much fees for exam ? is the exam conducted online r offline ?

  4. Harsh Ashish Parihar says:

    I’m currently in 10+1 and so much curious & interested in AI and ML .I am preparing myself towards my curiosity. So, I am ready to join/enroll myself for the course( if it is possible and free) …
    Please… send me the answer!!!!!

  5. Smily says:

    Other than computer science and engineering students can applicable to this course or not

    • J.Reethima says:

      Other than computer science and engineering students can applicable for this course or not??
      How to register for this AI course??Is there any fee for that or totally free??

  6. Debarati Misra says:

    How to register for this AI course? Is there any fees for that Or totally free

  7. Manish Kumar says:

    How to get admission.

  8. B.Lavanya says:

    Other than computer science and engineering students can applicable for this course Or not??
    How to register for this AI course?? Is there any fee for that Or totally free? ?

  9. Atharva more says:

    I am in 9 Grade can i enroll the AI Course?

  10. Mohd Shabeer says:

    Very good

  11. Dr Jhade Srinivas says:

    Good

  12. Talk to Walle says:

    It will also help to explore and understand the application of AI to business functions and applications, as well as its business, and economic impact.

  13. Fathima bi says:

    How to get an admission

  14. S.vanaja says:

    Thankyou

  15. Mamta says:

    ow to enroll the subject artificial intelligence

  16. Mamta says:

    how to enroll the subject artificial intelligence

  17. Nandhini Bindhu says:

    I completed my ug.. CSE…. i registered AIand they mention class jan 7,2020….Timing??

  18. Keerthana P says:

    I would like to complete this course to enhance my intelligence

  19. Dr.Pappi Chouhan says:

    Is there any orientation course or refresher course
    If has so please inform when will conduct

  20. KANISHKA R says:

    Excellent

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