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CS5060: FOUNDATIONS OF AI (2020-2021)

Last modified: 06 Oct 2020 15:35


Course Overview

This course presents the fundamental techniques of Artificial Intelligence, used in system such as Google Maps, Siri, IBM Watson, as well as industrial automation systems, and which are core to emerging products such as self-driving vehicles. This course will equip the student to understand how such AI technologies operate, their implementation details, and how to use them effectively. This course therefore provides the building blocks necessary for understanding and using AI techniques and methodologies.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Wamberto W. M. P. D. Vasconcelos
  • Dr Dewei Yi

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course presents a cross-section of fundamental AI techniques and technologies. Lectures will cover core concepts, theories, mechanisms and results, while practicals and tutorials will allow students to implement and use these techniques. Example topics covered in this course include approaches to searching in AI; automated planning and scheduling; AI techniques used in robotics; knowledge representation and natural language understanding.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Practical during University weeks 8 - 10
  • 3 s during University weeks 8 - 10

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Computer Programming

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Students will be afforded the opportunity to resit those parts of the course that htey failed (pass marks will be carried forward).

Formative feedback for in-couse assessments will be provided in written form.  Additionally, formative feedback on performance will be provided informally during practical sessions.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Take Home Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Students will be afforded the opportunity to resit those parts of the course that they failed (pass marks will be carried forward).

Formative feedback for in-course assessment will be provided in written form.  Additionally, formative feedback on performance will be provided informally during practical sessions.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
Sorry, we don't have this information available just now. Please check the course guide on MyAberdeen or with the Course Coordinator

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Students will be afforded the opportunity to resit those parts of the course that they failed (pass marks will be carried forward)

 

Formative feedback for in-course assessments will be provided in written form.  Additionally, formative feedback on performance will be provided informally during practical sessions.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
Sorry, we don't have this information available just now. Please check the course guide on MyAberdeen or with the Course Coordinator

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed elements

Assessment Type Summative Weighting
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome

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