Hardware & Software

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (HS101)

Author: Ana Brandusescu
Review: Melina Planchenault

Comprised of 4 modules, Introduction to artificial intelligence (HS101) is the Community Solutions Network One-to-One Advisory Service introductory course on Artificial Intelligence. This is a basic course about artificial intelligence (AI)—the machine learning and algorithms—that are playing an increasing role in smart city initiatives.

Once you have finished HS101, you should have a deepened awareness and understanding of:

1. Setting the stage: The history and potential of AI
Invitation: What is the story of AI and its potential?

2. Addressing the risks of AI
Activation: What risks come with engaging AI and how do we mitigate them?

3. The governance of AI
Concretization: What governance frameworks support a responsible relationship to algorithms?
  • Course Introduction
  • Module 1: Setting The Stage
  • Module 2: The Risks of AI
  • Module 3: Algorithmic Governance
  • Course Summary
  • Post-course Survey
  • Quiz
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever