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Introduction to Artificial Intelligence - a workshop from Young-Scientist

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Rs 625
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Developed by Young-Scientist
Please note that this is a kid-only workshop

Eligibility: Class VII & above

It is obvious that the future of technology is going to be dominated by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the associated skills will become key to employability. We offer this special workshop for highly-motivated students. This will aim to introduce the concepts of AI, the related technologies and a survey of how it will affect the future of human life and commerce.


  1. Create a mindmap of AI technologies
  2. Develop an algorithm for alphabet recognition
  3. Object-Oriented Programming - Obstacle Course Robot


Key Topics

  1. Natural vs Artificial Intelligence
  2. Evolution of the Human Brain
  3. Types of A.I.
  4. History of A.I.
  5. Neural Network
  6. Machine Learning
  7. Voice recognition
  8. Future of A.I.
  9. Dangers of developing a strong A.I.
  10. Technological Singularity


Workshop Objective:

1. To introduce the foundations of AI Theory in an interesting way.
2. Include activities that will demonstrate the theory or aid in understanding it better.
3. Provide an infographic that captures some key ideas from the workshop.
4. Identify exercises a person can do to be self-aware of one's thought process, "Natural Intelligence".
5. The ethical dilemmas involving AI. Does it have human rights? Is it a property of its makers, human beings? Wouldn't it be like slavery to own AI?

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What is Young-Scientist?

Young-Scientist (YS) was founded in 2015 with the aim to make science simple and fun for children. It provides science enrichment programs that emphasize visual learning and employs hands-on activities. Please visit our website for more information. 

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The YS team comprises of members from a varied background. The founder studied Chemistry in graduate school and built a career in the IT industry spanning two decades. We have physics majors, chemistry enthusiasts, engineers, science lovers, retired professors, researchers and others in the team - united by our aim to make science accessible to all.

What else do you do besides science workshops?

We organize science camps and run science clubs in schools and apartments. We are passionate about education research and are constantly developing teaching tools, experiment kits, science curriculum, infographics, etc. We also design YS Exploration Studio - a comprehensive science lab for schools.

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IIT Madras Research Park No.32, Kanagam Rd, Kanagam Periyar Nagar, Taramani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600113.
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