Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine learning (ML) have become widely used and sought after in data rich business environment. They are indispensable for making business decisions with leveraging big data across all areas of business operations. The unit introduces students to foundations of ML and AI by building solid understanding of underlying concepts, algorithms and techniques. This is supported by hands on experience with current platforms and tools such as TensorFlow and Keras. The students are exposed to real life scenarios of ML and AI applications to implement analytical solutions to generate meaningful business insights. This unit covers supervised and unsupervised ML as well as introduces students to deep learning, and applications in natural language and image processing. Upon completion of the unit, the graduates are able to develop and evaluate business solutions to optimise business operations and offer benefits and cost savings to businesses in achieving competitive advantage.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):