AI Lab – Intermediate Course






About ReadyAI Lab

ReadyAI Lab believes that all students should have access to artificial intelligence, not only students with computer science backgrounds or those who attend schools with highly developed technology programs. At ReadyAI Lab, we want to make AI learning a reality and help students to be empowered to use AI to change the world.

Location: 5777 Baum Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

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Class of Fall 2019

  •  (Dec 3, 10, 17) Tuesday 16:30 to 18:00

Class of Fall 2020

  • (Feb 4, 11, 18, 25) Tuesday 16:30 to 18:00
  • (Feb 8, 15, 22, 29) Saturday 10:00 to 11:30

Course Schedules

Session 1 – Intro to Calypso

Calypso is a rule-based programming language for learning about and having fun with intelligent robots. The Calypso curriculum provides a framework for reasoning about programs. If students can reason effectively about programs then they can predict the robot’s behavior, diagnose problems when things go wrong, and of course write programs of their own.

Session 2 – More Interactions(K-2) / Pages (3-8)

After synthesizing the functions of their AI units, students will begin to plan their project, identifying what they would like to accomplish, what they can do, what they need, and what will require additional assistance.

Session 3 – Project Construction

During the project planning session, students will spend time programming, designing, creating, and collaborating.

Session 4 – Project Refinement

ReadyAI Lab encourages students to rehearse in front of their own groups as well as the class they have been a part of for seven sessions now. This session should be used to allow groups to present their projects, including their audio/visual components and their AI demonstration. Students should be encouraged to self-identify issues that need resolving prior to the competition.