Date3 August 2023 (Thursday)
Time11:15 – 12:45
Name of the activityHands-on Workshop on Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Introduction of activityThe popularity of artificial intelligence (AI) has skyrocketed in recent years. AI is the key technology behind predictive analytics (e.g. YouTube and Netflix recommendations), personal assistants (e.g. Siri, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa), autonomous vehicles, and more. Understanding how AI works, learning the benefits and pitfalls of AI, are vital for our future life.

In this workshop, participants will explore what AI is and how it works at a conceptual level. They will also learn the common AI terms such as “training data” and “machine learning”. They are encouraged to consider and study the appropriate application of AI technology in our daily lives.

Participants will gain hands-on experience in training the computer to classify different objects in pictures, e.g., cats and dogs. Participants can take part in every process of AI learning, including labeling samples, training the AI, testing the training results, and so on.
Format of ActivityWorkshop
Medium of InstructionCantonese
Introduction to Instructor(s)Dr. Roy HO
Department of Computing
Dr. Ho received his BSc in Computer Studies from City University of Hong Kong, PGDip in Entrepreneurship from University of Cambridge, MSc in Data Communications from University of Sheffield, MSc in Business Analytics from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and PhD in Computer Networks from University of Surrey. His research interests include computer networks, data science and machine learning.
School / DepartmentDepartment of Computing
Related Undergraduate Programme(s)Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Computing

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