In addition to a free online AI course, Stanford University is now offering similar courses for databases and machine learning, taught by first rate instructors and top researchers in the field, and they the same courses that Stanford students take. Students will have access to lecture videos, receive regular feedback on progress, and receive answers to questions. Upon successfully completion of class, students will also receive a statement of accomplishment.
"Introduction to Databases" (www.db-class.org),
will run from October 10 through December 12, 2011.
Taught by Professor
Jennifer Widom, (Professor and Department Chair, Computer Science)
the curriculum draws from Stanford's popular Introduction to Databases course.
"Machine Learning" (www.ml-class.org) online class runs from October 10 through December 16, 2011. Taught by Professor Andrew Ng, (Director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab), the curriculum draws from Stanford's popular Machine Learning course.
Recent New York Times article reports that Stanford AI class has already drawn over 58,000 students.