Probabilistic parrots: an intro to opportunities and perils of AI in research

Staff IRBLleida
Date of registration period
Start date
Tuesday, November 07, 2023
End date
Friday, November 10, 2023

UdL Bioinformatics Unit

  • Characteristics:
    • Session 1: Learning the lingo

      • Types of AI tools

      • How do they work?

      • Where can I get them and how to use them?

    • Session 2: Probabilistic parrots

    • Opportunities

    • Perils

    • Are we that different? (Bayesian and deep neural nets)

    • The newborn AI

    • Raising the newborn AI: Training and validation

    • Adopting an AI: What is out there and how to get it.

    • Large language models

    • Session 3: Creating and training AIs

    • Session 4: Running with wolves and dancing alone

  • Public: Research staff (10 positions).
  • Institution of origin: All seconded staff.
  • Duration: 15 hours.
  • Calendar and timetable: 3 sessions of 4h (7th, 8th, 9th of November [9:00-13:00]), 1 session of 3h (10th of November [9:00-12:00])
  • Location: Martina Castells room.
  • Format: face-to-face.
  • Accreditation: SCT Bioinformatics of the UdL.
  • Registration