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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Making Better Decisions by Humans and AI

E&C-ENG 190D

This course covers decision making under uncertainty, focusing on topics such as evolutionary psychology, human biases, probabilistic thinking, risk taking, artificial intelligence, AI biases and algorithmic oppression. The skills learned in this class can aide students in decision making at both personal and societal levels. They can help students recognize cognitive and algorithmic biases and comprehend the social implications of these biases. Examples from everyday decisions, business/finance, economics/policy making, sports, and AI decision making are discussed. (Gen. Ed. SB, DU)
Course Details

Summer 2022

Open

CPE Class with Moodle
May 19, 2022 - Jul 1, 2022
Hossein Pishro-Nik
01
41732
4
DU
SB
Base Cost: $1,980 ($495/credit)
Term Fee: $60
Start date: May 19, 2022
End date: Jul 01, 2022
Last day to add: May 25, 2022
Last day to drop: May 25, 2022
Last day to withdraw: Jun 14, 2022