Instructional School on AI and ML
Date: March 23-25, 2023
Venue: The Kotak IISc AI-ML Center, Department of CDS, IISc, Bengaluru
A 3-day Faculty Development programme on “AI and ML for researchers” was organized by BITES in association with IISc at IISc, Bengaluru from March 23-25, 2023.
The Kotak IISc AI-ML Centre (KIAC) has been established with financial support from the Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited (KMBL) through a corporate social responsibility (CSR) grant.
The Instructional school was organized for the faculty of various Engineering colleges of Karnataka with the objective of introducing AI-ML concept from the Industry perspective and how to leverage the benefits of AI-ML to academics and research.
The Programme started with opening remarks from Prof. Sashikumar Ganeshan Co-convener of KIAC. He spoke about role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science in different domains like E-commerce, Healthcare, Business, etc.
Summary of Sessions:
There was Hands-on sessions on all the days from Mr. Thivinanandh and team using GitHub AI programming tool Co-pilot with VSCode.
To conclude, the theory sessions were informative and helpful for the participants. Hands-on sessions were very interactive and gave insight into different AI tools for teaching and research.