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Postgraduate course

Research Topics in Artificial Intelligence

Level of Study

Master level

Semester of Instruction

Irregular

Objectives and Content

The students should obtain advanced theoretical knowledge and technical skills on the topics covered in the course. The course will enable students to carry out advanced research projects on topics within artificial intelligence and apply the knowledge to complex intelligent system design and development.

The course covers advanced theoretical and technical issues in artificial intelligence. It will focus on some selected topics and applications, such as artificial life, agent and multi-agent systems, machine learning, neural networks, genetic algorithms and programming, data mining, natural language processing, case-based reasoning, cognitive science, and neuro-computing.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course the candidate should be able to

  • discuss advanced theoretical and technical issues in artificial intelligence.
  • apply knowledge for complex intelligent system design and development.
  • carry out advanced research on artificial intelligence.

Recommended Previous Knowledge

Solid background in Informatics/Information Science/Computer Science

Access to the Course

Master in information science. Other students may apply for admission.

Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching

Seminars.

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Mandatory participation: Attendance at 80 % of course sessions is mandatory.

Forms of Assessment

Oral exam, individual (40%)

Semester assignment, group (60%)

Grading Scale

The grading system has a descending scale from A to E for passes and F for fail.

Assessment Semester

Irregular

Course Evaluation

INFO381 is evaluated by students every three years, by the Department every year.

Contact

Contact Information

advice@info.uib.no

Exam information

  • Type of assessment: Semester thesis and one oral exam

    Withdrawal deadline
    20.04.2017
    • Exam part: Oral exam

      Date
      04.05.2017, 09:00
    • Exam part: Semester thesis

      Date
      08.05.2017, 10:00
      Assignment handed out
      08.05.2017, 10:00
      Submission deadline
      11.05.2017, 14:00
      Examination system
      Inspera
      Digital exam