IIT Guwahati Invites Students to Apply for Free Online Course in Artificial Intelligence

IIT Guwahati Offers Free Online Course on Artificial Intelligence under National Technology Enhanced Learning Program

IIT Guwahati is accepting applications for a free online course in artificial intelligence that can be taken by interested students and professionals. The course, called Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence, can be completed in 12 weeks. The course has been designed to develop a basic understanding of problem solving, knowledge representation, reasoning and learning methods of artificial intelligence. Students who complete the course will also be rewarded with 3 credit points.

The course will be led by Shyamanta M Hazarika who is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Guwahati and leads the Biomimetic Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. His research interests include rehabilitation robotics. This translates into an interest in artificial intelligence, biomimetic robotics and robotic neurorehabilitation. Professor holds BE in Mechanical Engineering from Assam Engineering College, Guwahati, India, MTech in Robotics from Center for Robotics, IIT Kanpur, India. He also earned his PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Leeds, England.

Who can take the IIT Guwahati Free Online Course on Artificial Intelligence?

The course would be suitable for candidates pursuing their final year BTech, MTech and PhD who have basic knowledge of probability and linear algebra. Some of the categories for which the course would be most relevant would be:

  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Multidisciplinary.
  • Robotics.

What will the IIT Guwahati Free Online Course on Artificial Intelligence cover?

The goal of the free online Artificial Intelligence course is to provide an overview of the principles and practices of AI for solving complex real-world problems. Some of the topics that will be covered are:

  • Artificial intelligence and problem solving through research.
  • Solving problems by research.
  • Solving problems by research.
  • Representation of knowledge and reasoning.
  • Representation of knowledge and reasoning.
  • Representation of knowledge and reasoning.
  • Reasoning under uncertainty.
  • Planning.
  • Planning and decision making.
  • Machine learning.

Important Details of IIT Guwahati Free Online Course on Artificial Intelligence

The course will be available on the NPTEL platform from July 25 to October 14, 2022, and the deadline to register for the course would be August 1, 2022. Interested participants will need to register on the platform using their Facebook, Swayam, Microsoft , or Google accounts. Those who wish to obtain certificates with the logos of NPTEL and IIT Guwahati will have to take an exam on October 29, 2022 by paying Rs 1000. Those who wish to know more about the course are advised to go through their Official page for more information.