LondonWeek-Long Study Tour | Computer Science Program

Required Course(s)
Machine Learning
Available
Fall semester

London is one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world. It constantly produces cutting-edge research in the fields of machine learning and artificial intelligence and implements machine learning applications in image and speech recognition, social media services, healthcare, and virtual personal assistance. By visiting startups, large companies, and research institutions currently driving innovations in the field, you gain an understanding of the necessity, utility, and impact of machine learning in a wide variety of sectors.

Tour Objectives

  • Engage in your personal learning process outside the classroom by actively participating and challenging your current ideas and assumptions
  • Broaden your perspective of machine learning in a European context through field visits, while assessing the affordances and limitations of incorporating machine learning approaches in various sectors
  • Through conversations with machine learning experts, obtain an understanding of the dynamic interplay between research, development, industry, and everyday applications of machine learning
  • Understand how people coming from different backgrounds work with machine learning and AI

Possible Activities

  • Meet with professionals working in tech giants or tech start-ups based in London
  • Hear from researchers and peers within London's prime computer science academic institutions
  • Visit East London Tech City to understand what it takes to create a tech cluster