SIT799 - Human Aligned Artificial Intelligence
2024 unit information
|Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus
1 x 2 hour online lecture per week, 1 x 2 hour practical experience (workshop) per week.
|Scheduled learning activities - online
Online independent and collaborative learning including 1 x 2 hour online lecture per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2 hour practical experience (workshop) per week.
A ‘Terminator’ style Armageddon is a Hollywoodized over-simplification of the future of AI as it is deployed in society. However, AI researchers, industry and governments have a growing concern about the increasing deployment of AI in society without also ensuring these systems are aligned to human requirements. Aligning AI to human needs focuses on the ethical, safe, explainable and interactive requirements of socially deployed AI. This unit will explore these topics from both a philosophical and implementation point of view. In this unit students will study, research, discuss, implement and analyse a range of topics and methods such as: artificial general intelligence, super intelligence; consciousness; ethical conundrums; ethical decision making; safe exploration; constrained AI; legal frameworks; industry standards; competency awareness; black, grey and white box systems; interpretability/transparency; explainability; interactivity; and, AI teaching and learning pedagogies. All areas discussed in this unit are highly active and emerging research areas and students will be expected to explore beyond the unit content
To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must meet certain milestones as part of the portfolio.
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