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CS142- Product Design with Machine Learning

Athena Digital Leaders- Full Tuition Coverage for Approved Mid-Career Manager Applicants
Professor / Instructor
Bruce Maxwell
Nov 8th – Dec 20th

An introduction to machine learning concepts and vocabulary to facilitate ML and AI-based product design, specification, and development. Participants will engage in the entire product design life cycle, including problem specification, data collection and curation, selecting appropriate ML techniques, iterative development, specifying and evaluating performance, marketing considerations, and continuous improvement. Participants will also learn about identifying and addressing bias in data sets, evaluating customer consequences of false results, and the challenges of interpreting the outputs of ML/AI systems.

Duration: 7 weeks

  • Mondays: 10am-12pm each day

Tuition: $6000- this tuition is covered for mid-career managers who are accepted into the Athena Digital Leaders program. A $400 deposit will be required to take this course which will be returned after course completion.

Prerequisites: None, however previous experience working with a dev team or product recommended.

Registration: If you are an approved Athena Digital Leader, please email indicating you would like to register for this course. Please note that a deposit will be required.

Professor's Bio:

Bruce Maxwell is the director of computing programs for the Roux Institute. Maxwell is responsible for the Khoury College of Computer Science programs offered at the Roux Institute, including Master of Science degrees in Computer Science and Data Science and the Align Bridge programs for those degrees.

He taught engineering for nine years at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania before moving to the Computer Science Department at Colby College in Maine, where he was chair for thirteen years before joining the Roux Institute.

Maxwell has extensive experience creating innovative educational programs as well as expertise in computer vision, robotics, computer graphics, and data science. Maxwell has a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts from Swarthmore College, an M.Phil. from Cambridge University, and a Ph.D. in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University. He enjoys playing violin and viola, woodworking, swimming, and distance running