This course introduces artificial intelligence planning techniques and their applications. It comprises a 5-week course with up to 10 hours of lecture material. It is accessible at several levels of engagement from an “Awareness Level”, through the core “Foundation Level”, to a more involved Performance Level” requiring programming and other assignments. Course materials include YouTube videos, weekly slides, quizzes, supplements, assignments, exams, and a Second Life virtual learning space and group.
This book is intended to be a pragmatic guide to helping able citizen data scientists to utilize common frameworks and tools to create conversational artificial intelligence experiences for users.