ID1214 Artificial Intelligence and Applied Methods 7.5 credits

Artificiell intelligens och tillämpningar

The course gives an overview of Artifical Intelligence and Applied Methods.

The focus is on several different areas of Artifical Intelligence with AI-problems, and Methods and includes areas such as: Intelligent /Knowledge-based systems, Agent / multi-agent systems, Natural language processing and strategies.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The following fields are treated within the scope of the course:

  • Fundamental AI problems and solutions including search algorithms and planning, knowledge representation forms and knowledge including reasoning strategies, decision support and heuristics.
  • Intelligent agents and multi-agent systems
  • Automatic analysis and generation of natural language.
  • Machine learning and neural networks.

Focus is on artificial intelligence for knowledge-based systems, agent system and strategies.

Intended learning outcomes *

After passing the course, the students should be able to:

  • account for artificial intelligence and its application fields
  • know and account for artificial intelligence methods and technologies
  • formulate and carry out a well delimited and qualified assignment that applies artificial intelligence techniques.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

  • ID1018 Programming I
  • ID1019 Programming II or ID1213 Logic programming

or the equivalent.

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Published articles from several different books such as:

Artificial Intelligence: David Poole & Alan Mackworth: Foundations of Computational Agent, Cambridge University Press, 2010.

The Cambridge Handbook of Artificial Intelligence.

The Quest left Artificial Intelligence.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Written assignment, 4.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 3.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Written examination. Written assignment that is presented in groups.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Anne Håkansson

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EECS/Computer Science

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Education cycle *

First cycle

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Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: