Foundations of AI

This course will introduce basic concepts and techniques used within the field of Artificial Intelligence. Among other topics, we will discuss:
  • Introduction to and history of Artificial Intelligence,
  • agents,
  • problem solving and search,
  • logic and knowledge representation,
  • planning
  • representation of and reasoning with uncertainty
  • machine learning
  • ... 


  • Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Wolfram Burgard, Prof. Dr. Martin Riedmiller
  • Co-organizers: Barbara Frank, Dominik Joho, Dr. Sascha Lange
  • Time:
    Lectures: Tuesday, 10:15-12:00 and Friday, 10:15-12:00 (alternating with the exercise sessions)
    Exercise sessions: Friday, 10:15-12:00. The exercise sessions will take place bi-weekly, alternating with the lectures.
    Dates: Friday, May 13, 2011, Tuesday, May 24, Friday, June 3, Friday, June 24, Friday, Juli 8, Friday, Juli 22, Friday, August 5.
  • Locations:
    Lectures: Building 101, Room 00-026
    Exercise sessions: Building 51, Rooms 00-006, 00-031, 03-026, and Building 052, Room 02-017
  • Book: Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach by Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig

  • Mock exam (Probeklausur): Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 14:00-16:00, Building 101, Room 00-036
    (Participation is voluntary.)
  • Exam: Friday, September 9, 2011, 14:00-15:30 (on time), Building 101: Room 00-026, 00-036, 00-010/14
  • Post-exam review: Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 14:00-16:00, Building 079, Seminar room (1. floor)
  • Resit: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 14:00-15:30 (on time), Building 101: Room 00-026, 00-036
  • Resit post-exam review: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 13:15-14:00, Building 079, Seminar room (1. floor)

 
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