UAE’s Office of AI & Samsung unite to launch ‘Samsung Innovation Campus’

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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UAE Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Work Applications Office, and the National Program for Coders announced cooperation with Samsung Gulf Electronics for the launch of the global citizenship program “Samsung Innovation Campus”.

The program will bring the latest edition of its signature Artificial Intelligence (AI) course to the UAE in line with the UAE’s National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence 2031.

Held under the theme ‘Together for Tomorrow! Enabling People’, the 3-month course will provide the perfect platform for determined learners with a STEAM background (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) to build on their knowledge in machine learning (ML) and establish a strong understanding of the fundamentals of AI and its related applications.

Omar Sultan Al Olama
Omar Sultan Al Olama
UAE Minister of State for AI, Digital Economy, & Remote Work Applications

“The UAE government is keen on enabling youth, enhancing their abilities, and building their capabilities on par with the nation’s ambitious strategy for Artificial Intelligence; the government’s sole drive is for Ai to hold a greater role in the UAE and for youth to carry their dreams into reality across the world of disruption. The course launching in partnership with Samsung, one of the world’s leading technology companies, will equip youth with sound AI knowledge enabling them to become leaders in their fields. Further, the importance of leading the change and supporting international companies to benefit a growing pool of young professionals nationwide.”

Mr. Doohee Lee, President of Samsung Gulf Electronics, said that, “Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the modern world and making people’s lives better. Before we see AI developments on a large scale, we should focus on empowering youth with tools and capabilities that may prove invaluable as they prepare to pursue the career paths of their choice.”

Through the course’s specialized curriculum, participants will learn about the tools and applications that feature prominently in AI and machine learning-related workplaces.

As per the statement, “Following an introduction to AI and machine learning, successful applicants will benefit from interactions with an expert instructor, as well as live online sessions, to develop a clear understanding of technical processes.”

The course will be delivered through a blended learning, self-paced format, with participants given exercises for each module and access to content presentations and pre-recorded videos covering statistics, algorithms, and programming.

By the end of the course, students will be able to understand the statistical and mathematical foundation of machine learning, comprehend the utility of Python and the libraries used for machine learning algorithms, the application of these algorithms to real data sets, and learn to build projects while following the data science lifecycle.

“In order to achieve a certificate of completion, participants will also be expected to attend the course and complete the tasks and quizzes required to demonstrate their progress,” as per the statement.

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