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POLS 478 Politics of Artificial Intelligence

POLS 478  Politics of Artificial Intelligence  Units: 3.00  

This course provides a broad, in-depth introduction to the politics of artificial intelligence (AI) and covers topics such as the technical fundamentals of existing AI, computational propaganda, surveillance, decision-making, autonomous weapons, political economy, regulation and governance, and speculative possibilities such as 'superintelligence'.

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Seminar, 12 Group Learning, 72 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 4 or above and registration in a POLS Major, Joint Honours, or POPE Plan) and ([POLS 250/3.0 and POLS 350/3.0] or POLS 250/6.0*) and a (minimum GPA of 2.50 on all units in POLS). Exclusion POLS 471/3.0.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science