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Course 2023-2024 a.y.

20871 - AI ETHICS SEMINAR

AI
Department of Law

Course taught in English

Go to class group/s: 29

AI (2 credits - I sem. - OB  |  IUS/08)
Course Director:
DAMIANO CANALE

Classes: 29 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 29: MARIA LILLA' MONTAGNANI


Synchronous Blended: Lessons in synchronous mode in the classroom (for a maximum of one hour per credit in remote mode)

Suggested background knowledge
PREREQUISITES

To feel comfortable in this course, it is preferable to be familiar with the concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as well as the ideas of ethical principles and legal rules.


Mission & Content Summary
MISSION

At the end of the course, students will be able to critically assess uses and applications of AI systems, as well as to understand their ethical, social and legal impact. In doing so, they will be able to prevent and avoid potential misuses of AI and its backlashes.

CONTENT SUMMARY
  • AI definition
  • Ethical principles governing AI
  • Legal principles governing AI
  • Actual and prospective regulations about AI

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • Engage with the concept of AI beyond the typical approach of computer scientists.
  • Learn the ethical principles that govern the programming and learning processes of AI.
  • Translate these ethical principles into legal and technical rules that are incorporated into current and future AI regulations.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • AI definition
  • Ethical principles governing AI
  • Legal principles governing AI
  • Actual and prospective regulations about A

Teaching methods
  • Face-to-face lectures
  • Guest speaker's talks (in class or in distance)
DETAILS

Some guest speakers, expert in the relationship between AI and the law, will be called to share their experience with students


Assessment methods
  Continuous assessment Partial exams General exam
  • Written individual exam (traditional/online)
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    Teaching materials
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    Last change 14/07/2023 10:59