Homework tasks

1 AI Homework

Homework 1 - Research

  • Following are the seven goals of AI we studied in lesson 1:
    1. reasoning (making decisions)
    2. representing knowledge
    3. forward planning
    4. learning
    5. natural language processing (communication)
    6. perception (sensing an environment)
    7. move and manipulate objects
  • Your homework:
    • Choose either a video game or a smartphone that uses AI technology, using the seven goals above, explain:
      1. how a minimum of three of those goals are achieved.
      2. how did it improve the functionality of the game or the smartphone function.
  • Answers to be submitted as a text file or image for the homework 1 badge on BourneToLearn.

Homework 2 - CAPTCHA and Computers

  • In week 2 of this unit on BournetoCode we learnt that AI has difficulty with CAPTCHA deciphering. Using this web artical as a starting point, conduct some research, explain how a CAPTCHA can be solved by a computer.
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Homework 3 - Literacy task (200 words with appropriate English)

  • In lesson 4 of this unit on BoureToCode.com, one of the visions of Technological Singularity was introduced as a method to enhance human beings by joining them to AI machines.
  • Your homework will be about discussing the advantages and disadvantages of humans being joined to AI devices using technological singularity.
  • Your homework needs to be at least 200 words and use appropriate grammar and spelling.
  • Upload your work to www.bournetolearn.com. If you have difficult in uploading or accessing to a computer, you can send your homework to your teacher by email, or print it out and hand it in, or show your teacher your hand written work.