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LinuxFoundationX: Data and AI Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence with a combination of AI fundamentals and an overview of the rich Linux Foundation AI & Data projects ecosystem. It is well-suited for any kind of AI adopter, regardless of the professional background and level of technical knowledge.

Data and AI Fundamentals
10 weeks
1–2 hours per week
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Starts Apr 15
Ends Apr 18

About this course

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Artificial Intelligence is everywhere. Organizations are increasingly adopting AI as a way to enable data-driven decision making, and as a great source of automated predictions that will potentially generate interesting savings or new sources of revenue. Even our personal devices such as smartphones or voice assistants are already leveraging AI technologies.

However, the level of AI maturity within the companies varies a lot, as well as the needs for AI-savvy professionals. Reality is that not everyone needs to be an AI expert or a data scientist. Companies need other kinds of profiles for which at least AI knowledge is required, such as product managers or top executives managing innovation initiatives.

This course is designed to give you an introduction to the amazing world of Artificial Intelligence. It offers a very pragmatic overview of AI fundamentals, accessible to both technical and non-technical audiences. This course provides an entrance to the amazing Linux Foundation AI & Data ecosystem, which will be very useful for people looking for relevant open source tools or areas to get involved to continue developing new data and AI skills.

Data and AI Fundamentals is geared towards professionals and students looking for new AI skills, including company executives, hiring managers, product managers, and developers. This course would also be beneficial for industry professionals coming from diverse industries such as finance, supply chain, manufacturing, and other verticals.

It examines the different kinds of AI technologies (e.g., machine learning, NLP). It discusses how to enumerate typical AI use cases for a variety of industries and identifies potential AI career opportunities. Learn to navigate the rich set of Linux Foundation AI & Data open source projects and tools throughout the course.

This course prepares students with the ability to identify the different options available from the family of AI technologies. Upon completing this course, you will be able to choose suitable AI techniques depending on the business needs and leverage existing AI projects and tools from the LF AI & Data ecosystem.

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English
  • Associated skills:Supply Chain, Data-Driven Decision-Making, Data Science, Innovation, Finance, Smartphone Operation, Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Voice Assistant Technology, Forecasting, Linux, Machine Learning

What you'll learn

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  • Differentiate various kinds of AI technologies (e.g., machine learning, NLP)

  • Enumerate typical AI use cases for a variety of industries

  • Identify potential AI career opportunities

  • Navigate the rich set of Linux Foundation AI & Data open source projects and tools

  • Welcome!
  • Chapter 1. Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Chapter 2. Related AI Topics
  • Chapter 3. LF AI & Data Foundation
  • Final Exam (Verified Certificate track only)

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