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Getting the most out of your learning

As this might be your first time studying with Coventry University, we’ve put together a few tips to help you get the most out of the experience. Comments FutureLearn is …

Continue learning with Coventry University

Thank you for joining us on Artificial Intelligence: Distinguishing Between Fact and Fiction. We hope that you enjoyed the learning experience. This course is part of the online MBA with …

The greatest challenge

In this video, Mark Elshaw discusses what he considers to be the greatest challenge in simulating human intelligence. Your task To what extent do you agree with what Mark Elshaw …

Review of the week

Congratulations on completing this week. We hope you’ve enjoyed this look at Human Learning and Artificial Intelligence. This week, we have: Explored the different learning types in animals and humans …

Body movements

In the video above, Coventry University emeritus professor Kevin Warwick talks about his motivation behind and experience of becoming the world’ s first cyborg. This video covers one of the …

The benefits of AI

In this video, Mark Elshaw lists what he considers to be the biggest benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) for humanity. We’ll look at some of them in greater detail as …

Robotics

In the popular imagination, Artificial Intelligence is commonly associated with embodied talking robots. Robots in popular culture The word robot is derived from the Czech word ‘robota’ meaning ‘worker’ or …

Simulating games

In the video above, Dr Mark Elshaw talks about his experience of participating in the British Machine Intelligence Award. His video covers some key themes of this step, especially how …

Alan Turing and imitation

Automatic Computing Engine (1947) Turing in 1947 held a lecture entitled ‘Automatic Computing Engine’ presented to the London Mathematical Society. In the lecture, he stressed the importance of developing a …

Learning in the animal kingdom

Before we explore how humans learn in greater depth, let’s take a look at the animal kingdom and explore the types of learning that we see there. For animals as …

Learning styles in humans

In the previous step, you saw some ways in which animals learn. These ways are also employed by humans, but there are some styles of learning unique to our species. …

A new week

Welcome to the second week of Artificial Intelligence: Distinguishing Between Fact and Fiction. Last week, we explored natural intelligence (AI), while this week, we’ll concentrate on human learning and artificial …

The computational perspective

The early pioneers we encountered in the previous step can be seen as following a computational perspective to intelligence. The computational perspective In the computational sense, intelligence is seen as …

Review of the week

Congratulations on completing this week and thank you for joining us for this first week of Artificial Intelligence: Distinguishing Between Fact and Fiction. We hope you have enjoyed this look …