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Module Code - Title:

ED5072 - ADVANCED TOPIC SEMINARS AND PROJECT IDENTIFICATION

Year Last Offered:

2021/2

Hours Per Week:

Lecture

1

Lab

0

Tutorial

1

Other

0

Private

8

Credits

6

Grading Type:

PF

Prerequisite Modules:

Rationale and Purpose of the Module:

This module is a core module for the MSc in Artificial Intelligence. The aim is to bootstrap the identification and planning of the Research and Development Project based on a tangible business or society need by presenting and exploring a set of advanced topics in AI.

Syllabus:

This will take the form of an intensive series of workshops, seminars and lectures by participants, their host organisations, industry and academic experts, both nationally and internationally. The aim is to bootstrap the identification and planning of the Research and Development Project based on a tangible business or society need.

Learning Outcomes:

Cognitive (Knowledge, Understanding, Application, Analysis, Evaluation, Synthesis)

On successful completion of this component of the programme students will be able to: 1. Conduct analysis of the relevant topics and literature. 2. Identify a research gap and identify a set of research questions/problems for further exploration. 3. Choose a methodology appropriate to the research problem. 4. Demonstrate a set of research skills including developing research question, sourcing information, analysis, interpretation, and project management. 5. Present the self-directed research that they have undertaken into complex and emerging areas to define potential problems. 6. Deduce an implementation strategy encompassing the appropriate tools, frameworks and platforms.

Affective (Attitudes and Values)

On successful completion of this component of the programme students will be able to: 1. Develop and/or demonstrate self motivation. 2. Develop and/or demonstrate competencies in time management and project management. 3. Reflect on personal learning outcomes resulting from a self-directed inquiry involving implementation of research from inception to execution. 4. Identify and discuss any significant ethical issues such as privacy, confidentiality, ownership, transparency and identity.

Psychomotor (Physical Skills)

N/a

How the Module will be Taught and what will be the Learning Experiences of the Students:

An intensive series of workshops, seminars and lectures will be given by participants, their host organisations, industry and academic experts, both nationally and internationally.

Research Findings Incorporated in to the Syllabus (If Relevant):

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Module Leader:

Generic PRS