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A.I. Lectures from Tokyo - An Experiment in Global Teaching

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The Artificial Intelligence Lab at the University of Zurich cordially invites all students, scientists, experts and other individuals interested in the field of A.I. to join their global experiment “AI Lectures from Tokyo: An Experiment in Global Teaching.” Starting on November 4th, a series of lectures delivered by Rolf Pfeifer - one of the most renowned researchers and teachers in the field - will be broadcast live on our website A unique experience both technologically and culturally, we connect 5 Universities from around the world – Tokyo, Zurich, Munich, Warsaw and Beijing – on a highly interactive Videoconferencing network from November 2003 to January 2004. The lecture series comprises 10 lectures. All lectures will take place on Tuesdays from 9:15 to 11:15 AM CET (Central European Time): • Lecture 1: 04 Nov. 2003 Intelligence: An Eternal Conundrum? • Lecture 2: 11 Nov. 2003 Cognition as Computation: Why Did it Fail? • Lecture 3: 18 Nov. 2003 Embodied Intelligence: Basics • Lecture 4: 25 Nov. 2003 Synthetic Psychology: Designing from the Bottom up • Lecture 5: 02 Dec. 2003 Building Brains and Bodies: Artificial Neural Networks • Lecture 6: 09 Dec. 2003 The Emergence of Intelligence: Artificial Evolution and Morphogenesis • Lecture 7: 16 Dec. 2003 Theory of Intelligence: Design Principles for Intelligent Systems • Lecture 8: 13 Jan. 2004 Intelligence Revisited: Achievements and Challenges • Lecture 9: 20 Jan. 2004 Future Trends 1 • Lecture 10: 27 Jan. 2004 Future Trends 2 This will be an event of high edutainment value with people from different cultures congregating in a global space, and at the same time it will be a scientific event of prime quality and impact. Your active participation is requested! Please make use of our forum and chat room, and also feel free to watch the lectures live during the broadcast or later through streaming video. Help us define the 21st Century! For questions, remarks or detailed information check our website at or contact

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