This course is designed for students to understand the outline of artificial intelligence development in business and artificial intelligence and data science in the financial industry to consider the possibility to utilize artificial intelligence and data science in the field.
The lecturers will explain broad pictures and recent trends of the topic in each class, as shown below.
This course aims to develop ability of each student to be more successful in the real world with the consideration of artificial intelligence and data science, and also through the opportunity for students to describe their own ideas.
artificial intelligence, data science, AI business, user experience, FinTech, financial industry, stock price forecasting
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
This course requires students to take an active role in their own learning. It is required to attend each class.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||AI and data science for finance #1: Financial time-series analysis||To understand development cases of a time series analysis for predicting future stock prices from past time series data.|
|Class 2||AI and data science for finance #2: Cross-section analysis||To understand a development cases of a cross-section analysis in which a time axis is fixed at a certain point in time and stock prices are predicted from the relationship between various indicators at the base time and future stock prices.|
|Class 3||AI and data science for finance #3: Portfolio optimization||To understand a development cases of portfolio optimization to automatically select investment targets from multiple investment candidates and optimize each investment weight.|
|Class 4||AI and data science for finance #4: Development of data infrastructure||To understand advanced technologies related to data utilization infrastructure.|
|Class 5||AI development from planning through case studies||To understand the viewpoints necessary for AI development through a series of examples from planning to user use.|
|Class 6||Planning Approach for AI Development (1)||To understand the viewpoints necessary for AI development through a user-driven approach|
|Class 7||Planning Approach for AI Development (2)||To understand the viewpoints necessary for AI development through a user-driven approach|
To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.
Materials will be provided on OCW-i in advance and shared in the Zoom lecture
Japanese textbooks mentioned above
Based on reports evaluating students' understanding at the end of each class.
This lecture is supported by Nefrock Inc., and Nomura Holdings, Inc.
Online lecture using Zoom.