University of Colorado Boulder

Introduction to Generative AI

Taught in English

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Tom Yeh

Instructor: Tom Yeh


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Intermediate level

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9 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Learn the key models for Generative AI, including ChatGPT and the Transformer for text, and the GAN and the Diffusion Model for images.

  • Develop a strong theoretical foundation and practical math skills for Generative AI

  • Understand the capabilities and limitations of Generative AI

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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to "Introduction to Generative AI." This first week, you will learn about the basics of a Generative Model.

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9 videos2 readings3 quizzes4 assignments1 discussion prompt

This week, you will learn about the Generative Adversarial Network, the first successful deep learning approach to generating realistic looking images, which started a new wave of generative AI research.

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9 videos1 reading6 quizzes

This week, you will learn about Language Models for Generative AI, including Transformer and ChatGPT.

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13 videos3 readings8 quizzes

This week, you will learn about Image Models for Generative AI, from basic probabilistic models to state-of-the art Diffusion Models.

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5 videos1 reading4 quizzes


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Tom Yeh
University of Colorado Boulder
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