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Foundations of AI

Organizers: Prof. Dr. Joschka Bödecker, Dr. Steven Adriaensen , Dr. Tim Welschehold

Course Content: 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
- Board Games
- Logic and knowledge representation
- Planning
- Representation of and reasoning with uncertainty
- Machine learning
- Deep Learning

Lectures will roughly follow the book: Artificial Intelligence a Modern Approach (3rd edition)

Course Overview

The course will be taught in english.

Every week there will be:
- a lecture in person, Tuesday, 10:00 c.t. – 12:00 an Friday, 10:00 c.t. - 11:00
- an exercise sheet
- an exercise session in-person, Friday, 11:00 c.t. – 12:00

Lectures will be in-person only (not hybrid), but recordings will be made available on ILIAS.

Every week, we will also release an exercise sheet (on Friday) to be submitted before next Friday (8:00am). Your submissions will not be graded, but you will receive feedback from our tutors. On Friday, after the live lecture, one of our tutors will present the master solution and answer any questions you may have. Participation in these weekly sessions and exercises is optional. The only requirement for passing the course is passing the final exam (mode: written, in-person, open book) which will take place on 06.09.2024 at 9:00am.

If you have any questions, please post in the ILIAS forum or contact us