Sunday, July 31, 2011

Free Stanford online AI class by Peter Norvig and Sebastian Thrun

By Vasudev Ram - | @vasudevram |

Seen on Hacker News -

Stanford University - - is going to offer a free online course on AI (Artificial Intelligence), taught by Peter Norvig and Sebastian Thrun. You can read more details about the course offering, the instructors,
and sign up for it, all at:


[ The class runs from Sept 26 through Dec 16, 2011. While this class is being offered online, it is also taught at Stanford University, where it continues to be a popular intro-level class on AI. For the online version, the instructors aim to offer identical materials, assignments, and exams, and to use the same grading criteria. ]

[ Peter Norvig is Director of Research at Google Inc. He is also a Fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence and the Association for Computing Machinery. Norvig co-authored Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, which is the world's most popular text book on Artificial Intelligence. ]

[ Sebastian Thrun is a Research Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, a Google Fellow, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the German Academy of Sciences. Thrun is best known for his research in robotics and machine learning. ]

- Vasudev Ram @ Dancing Bison

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