School of Computer Science

Module 27112 (2018)

Module description - MSc Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

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Module Title MSc Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
School School of Computer Science
Module Code 06-27112
Level 4/M
Member of Staff Leandro Minku
Semester Semester 2 - 10 credits

Large-Group Lectures and Exercises Classes

Contact Hours:



This module provides a general introduction to artificial intelligence, its techniques, and main subfields. The principal focus of the module will be on the common underlying principles, such as knowledge representation, search, and learning.


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

  1. 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.
  2. Apply a variety of standard AI techniques to simple examples.
  3. Understand applications of AI to real world situations and possible problems and limitations.

Sessional: 1.5 hr Examination (70%) Continuous Assessment (30%)

Supplementary (where allowed): 1.5 hr Examination (100%)