LondonWeek-Long Study Tour | Computer Science Program

Required Course(s)
Artificial Neural Networks and Deep Learning
Available
Fall/Spring semester

London is one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world, exemplified with East London Tech City, also known as Silicon Roundabout. You will gain an understanding of the myriads of possibilities for trained data scientists by visiting companies relying on deep learning and neural networks – whether it being small start-ups or established giants in the marked. You will get an international view of the future of AI research by engaging with researchers and students at London high profile computer science institutions.

A trip to London would not be complete without a chance to experience its cultural and ethnic diversity. Through touring boroughs, exploring significant sites, and visiting museums, you will learn about the historic and contemporary United Kingdom.

Tour Objectives

  • Gain insight to the translation of computer science from academia to industry within the development of games
  • Learn about the newest and upcoming trends in the game industry
  • Understand the computer programming techniques that are most heavily involved within the profession of game developers
  • Engage in your personal learning process outside the classroom by actively participating and challenging your current ideas and assumptions
  • Get to know your fellow students and professor in an educational and social setting outside DIS

Possible Activities

  • Meet with professionals working in tech giants or tech start-ups based in London
  • Tour Tech City to understand what it takes to create a tech cluster – or simply what it takes to start up yourself
  • Learn from researchers and peers within London's prime computer science institutions such as Imperial College, Cambridge, or Kings College