Online Workshop on Facets of AI by National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore [July 16-17]: Register by July 9


The National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore is organizing a two day Online Workshop on Facets of AI from July 16 to 17, 2020.

Artificial Intelligence has come a long way since Alan Turing raised the question “Can Machines Think?”  in his famous 1950 paper. However, to this day, we have no idea whether machines (computers) can think. Nevertheless, the effort to build intelligent and smart machines continues and AI today finds applications in nearly all spheres of human activity – from number-crunching to beating chess champions; from driving cars to assisting complicated surgery

In this workshop, several facets will be explored such as philosophical, technological, ethical, societal, and cultural dimensions that intersect with AI creating interesting challenges, issues, dilemmas, possibilities, and unique opportunities for the future.


This free workshop will comprise of four lectures via Zoom online platform. Plenty of discussions, Q & A, sharing and interaction, for the participants.

  • AI: From Turing to Sophia
  • The Promise of Artificial Intelligence: Productivity, Innovation, and Social Good
  • From Small Data to Big Data: The Evolution of AI techniques
  • Recent AI Renaissance: A Harbinger of (R)Evolution?

Registration for the workshop is free of cost. To register online for the workshop, click here.

The last date to register is July 9, 2020. Zoom Links for the Workshop Lectures will be sent to the registered participants only.


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