L811 Spring 2019 Demystifying AI and Big Data: How Did They Do That?
Tuesdays, 11:50–1:15, May 7–May 14
Instructor: Lou Coglianese
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data are everywhere. While they have existed in one form or another and in special niches for many years, today they are touching many aspects of our daily lives. This course will provide a brief history of AI and of Big Data, the technological trends that have made them ubiquitous today, and some of the technology behind what we experience in areas such as photo recognition, voice recognition, targeted advertising and others.
Lou Coglianese graduated from Columbia University and has a master's degree in computer science from Binghamton University. His career spanned working at IBM and Capital One and consulting. He retired as director for banking enterprise architecture, where he architected complex financial marketing, credit approval, and fraud detection systems using consumer Big Data sources.