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Artificial intelligence: An overview of AI and machine learning

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Dec. 8, 2021

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What you’ll learn and how you can apply it

  • Definitions of AI and machine learning, along with related concepts
  • Some of the different AI and machine learning types and algorithms
  • Common processes applied to AI and machine learning projects
  • Common tradeoffs and considerations associated with AI and machine learning

At a high-level, you will be able to:

  • Understand what AI and machine learning means
  • Understand the different types of AI and machine learning techniques and algorithms
  • Understand some of the common tradeoffs and considerations associated with AI and machine learning

This live event is for you because…

  • You're a business executive or technical practitioner interested in learning more about artificial intelligence.



The timeframes are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing.

This course is taught continuously for an hour and will consist of the topics listed below. Questions will be answered throughout the course, where possible, and time frame will be allotted at the end for Q&A.


  • AI definitions and related concepts
  • Machine learning definition
  • Machine learning types and algorithms
  • AI types and algorithms
  • AI and machine learning processes
  • Trade-offs and considerations

Your Instructor

  • Alex Castrounis

    Alex Castrounis is the founder of InnoArchiTech and Why of AI, as well as the author of AI for People and Business. Alex is also proud to serve as an adjunct lecturer and advisor for the Northwestern University Kellogg MBAi program. For the past 20 years, he has helped countless businesses, from startups to Fortune 100s, leverage data, analytics, and technology to drive innovation and company success. A significant part of his work has been helping companies embed artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science into every facet of their decision-making, operations, and products. Never fall behind on the latest topics and trends in artificial intelligence by subscribing to Alex's AI with Alex YouTube channel and his email newsletter at

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