IS 777: Seminar current topics in generative Artificial Intelligence

This seminar focuses on exploring the latest issues related to generative artificial intelligence (e.g., large language models such as ChatGPT). In the seminar paper, students will explore the economic, psychological, and sociological consequences of using this new technology. Students are required to write a seminar paper on a specifically assigned research topic and present and discuss their work in the course.

Learning outcomes
After completing this course, students will

  • able to summarize a current research topic from the generative AI domain and put it into the context of related work.
  • gain a basic knowledge on the principles of academic writing, the ability to independently and systematically explore a research topic.
  • have improved their presentation skills

Necessary prerequisites

Recommended prerequisites

Forms of teaching and learningContact hoursIndependent study time
Seminar2 SWS15 SWS
ECTS credits6
Graded yes
Form of assessmentWritten paper (70%, scope depends on the assigned topic) with oral presentation (30%)
Restricted admissionyes
Further informationApplication via email (Brief motivation letter, Transcript of Records and CV) to; Application deadline will be announced via the Chair’s homepage
Performing lecturer
Prof. Dr. Kevin Bauer
Prof. Dr. Kevin Bauer
Frequency of offeringSpring semester & fall semester
Range of applicationM.Sc. MMM, M.Sc. Wirt. Inf., B.Sc. WiPäd
Preliminary course work
Program-specific Competency GoalsCG 1, CG 4