CS5010 Artificial Intelligence Principles Assignment:
P01- Essay: “Everything we love about civilization is a product of intelligence, so amplifying our human intelligence with artificial intelligence has the potential of helping civilization flourish like never before – as long as we manage to keep the technology beneficial.“
CS5010 Artificial Intelligence Principles Essay-St. Andrews University UK.
You are expected to have read and understood all the information in this specification and any accompanying documents at least a week before the deadline. You must contact the lecturer regarding any queries well in advance of the deadline.
Aim / Learning objectives
The aim of this assignment is to to write an essay with the above title, discussing the risks and benefits of advances in and applications of AI.
The quotation in the title is by Max Tegmark, President of the Future of Life Institute.
You are expected to read and cite source material, e.g. original papers by scientists and philosophers arguing about the benefit and risks of AI. You should come to firm conclusions and provide strong evidence for those conclusions. Material found from general sources (e.g. Wikipedia) may be appropriate in places but the bulk of your essay should be based on appropriate and fully referenced selected original sources.
An enforced word limit of 5,400 words excluding references and appendices applies to this assignment. A word count must be provided at the start of the submission. The penalty for work of incorrect length is 1 mark for work that is 10% over-length, then a further 1 mark per additional 10% over.