School of Computer Science

Module 23069 (2010)

Module description - Introduction to AI

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Module Title Introduction to AI
School School of Computer Science
Module Code 06-23069
Level 1/C
Member of Staff Nicholas Hawes Richard Dearden
Semester Semester 1 - 10 credits

3 hrs/week of lectures, guest seminars, and exercise sessions


On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:

  • discuss the major issues and techniques in a variety of sub-fields of AI, such as vision, robotics, natural language processing, planning, probabilistic reasoning, and machine learning
  • compare common AI techniques, describing their strengths and limitations
  • apply a variety of standard AI techniques to simple examples
  • Sessional: Coursework (20%), 1.5 hr examination (80%).
  • Supplementary: 1.5 hr examination only (100%)