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Charles Young August 2011 Entries
Andrew Ng to speak at Rules Fest
In my previous post I mentioned the free AI course being run by Peter Norvig and Sebastian Thrun (122,314 and rising) in conjunction with Stanford University School of Engineering. Professor Andrew Ng is running a related course on Machine Learning. This is also a free on-line course run along the same lines as the AI course. Over 30,000 people have signed up so far. I mention this because Andrew has just confirmed that he will be speaking at this year’s Rules Fest. Rules Fest is all about the practical ......

Posted On Monday, August 22, 2011 11:41 PM

Huge response to on-line AI course
Peter Norvig and Sebastian Thrun are offering a free on-line course on AI later this year in conjunction with Stanford University. The course is broadly based on Peter Norvig's book "Artificial Intelligence: A modern Approach" written jointly with Stuart Russell. Along with my colleagues on the Rules Fest committee, we have been following this with interest. In a few days, well over 100,000 people have signed up (112,774 at the time of writing, and still increasing fast). The course broadly overlaps ......

Posted On Saturday, August 20, 2011 10:13 PM

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