q Emerging Technologies – Fall 2023 – Kambiz Saffari (Saffarizadeh)

INSY 4054: Emerging Technologies

Schedule and Syllabus

This is the syllabus for the Fall 2023 iteration of the course.

Module

Session Date

Description

Task (see D2L for deadlines)

1

Aug 29

  • Introduction
 

Aug 31

  • Python basics (I)
 

Sep 5

  • Python basics (II)
 

Sep 7

  • Python basics (III)
  • Quiz 1

2

Sep 12

  • Artificial Intelligence
 

Sep 14

  • Deep learning (I)
  • Assignment 1

Sep 19

  • Deep learning (II)
 

Sep 21

  • Deep learning (III)
 

Sep 26

  • Deep learning (IV)
  • Quiz 2

Sep 28

  • AI end-of-module assessment
 

3

Oct 3

  • Automation
 

Oct 5

  • Automating business tasks (I) & (II)
 

Oct 10

  • Automating business tasks (III)
  • Quiz 3

Oct 12

  • Automation end-of-module assessment

 

Oct 17

  • Groups form and work on LLMs (no class)
  • Assignment 2

Oct 19

  • Midterm break
 

4

Oct 24

  • Cloud computing

 

Oct 26

  • Microsoft Azure

 

Oct 31

  • Cloud computing case study
  • Quiz 4
  • Case Study Analysis 1

Nov 2

  • Cloud end-of-module assessment
 

5

Nov 7

  • Internet of things
 

Nov 9

  • Internet of things case study
  • Quiz 5
  • Case Study Analysis 2

Nov 14

  • Conversational assistants
  • Group Project Phase I

Nov 16

  • IoT end-of-module assessment
 

6

Nov 21

  • Blockchain
 

Nov 23

  • Thanksgiving Holiday
 

Nov 28

  • Blockchain case study (I)
  • Case Study Analysis 3

Nov 30

  • Blockchain case study (II)
  • Quiz 6
  • Case Study Analysis 4

Dec 5

  • Course wrap up
 

Dec 7

  • Project presentations
  • Group Project Phase II
  • Group Project Presentation

Dec 12

  • This course does not have a final exam
 
 

Dec 14

  • This course does not have a final exam
 

 

Name:Kambiz Saffarizadeh
Office:O’Brien Hall, 448H
Email:kambiz.saffari@marquette.edu
Office Hours:Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:00 to 5:30 PM or by appointment

Course: INSY 4054 – Emerging Technologies (Fall 2023)

Class (101). Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM – Location: Lalumiere Language Hall 216