STEM Spotlight on the USC-CAIS: Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society

March 27, 2019


USC Viterbi welcomes the students of the STEM Academy of Hollywood and staff from the LA Zoo Education Department on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, for interactive demonstrations by the faculty of the Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society (CAIS).


Learning goals:

  1. Expose students to the vast range of ways to leverage AI for social benefits
  2. Review basic role of AI within the field of Computer Science
  3. Help students envision college and career pathways in CS & ISE
  4. Hands-on Activity
    1. Aim to teach visiting students linear regression
    2. Show them how this is used on a few CAIS data sets
    3. Challenge students to do this on a new data set


To share ideas about how AI can be used to tackle the most difficult societal  problems. We believe that this agenda can best be tackled by a genuine partnership between AI and social work.

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Published on February 21st, 2019

Last updated on July 9th, 2021