- Lectures are
held in Semester 2 at:
- Tuesdays 15.10-16:00 at Lecture Theatre B, David Hume Tower
- Thursdays 15:10-16:00 at Lecture Theatre B, David Hume Tower
- Fridays 15:10-16:00 at Lecture Theatre B, David Hume Tower

- The slides for each lecture will be linked to its title in the table below. Please note that they might still be updated in the future, so the final versions will only be available after the respective lecture.
- Note that there are
*no*lecture notes for the course. Instead, recommended reading is associated with each lecture. Unless otherwise stated, this reading is from the set book for the course*“Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach”***Third Edition**, Russell R & Norvig P, Prentice Hall, 2010 (R&N).**NIE**stands for the following edition of the same book:*“Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach”***Third Edition, Pearson New International Edition**, Russell R & Norvig P, Pearson, 2014.

Date |
Title | Recommended reading |
---|---|---|

Week 1 | ||

Tues 15/01/19 | 1. Intelligent Agents | R&N Chapter 2 orNIE Chapter (2) "Intelligent Agents" |

Thurs 17/01/19 | 2. Problem Solving by Searching | R&N Sections 3.1-3.3 orNIE Chapter (3) "Solving Problems by Searching", Sections 1-3 |

Fri 18/01/19 | 3. Search Strategies | R&N Sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.7 orNIE Chapter (3) "Solving Problems by Searching", Sections 3, 4, 7 |

Week 2 | ||

Tues 22/01/19 | 4. Adversarial Search | R&N Sections 5.1-5.4 orNIE Chapter (5) "Adversarial Search", Sections 1-4 |

Thurs 24/01/19 | 5. Informed Search and Exploration for Agents | R&N Sections 3.5-3.6 orNIE Chapter (3) "Solving Problems by Searching", Sections 5-6 |

Fri 25/01/19 | 6. Logical Agents: Knowledge Bases and the Wumpus World | R&N Sections 7.1-7.5 orNIE Chapter (6) "Logical Agents", Sections 1-5 |

Week 3 | ||

Tues 29/01/19 | 7. Effective Propositional Inference | R&N Sections 7.5-7.7 orNIE Chapter (6) "Logical Agents", Sections 5-7 |

Thurs 31/01/19 | 8. Smart Searching using Constraints | R&N Sections 6.1-6.3 orNIE Chapter (7) "Constraint Satisfaction Problems", Sections 1-3 |

Fri 01/02/19 | 9. Introduction to Coursework 1 | Coursework 1 |

Week 4 | ||

Tue 05/02/19 | 10. First Order Logic | R&N Chapter 8 orNIE Chapter (8) "First-Order Logic" |

Thurs 07/02/19 | 11. Unification and Generalized Modus Ponens | R&N Sections 9.1-9.2 orNIE Chapter (9) "Inference in First-Order Logic", Sections 1-2 |

Fri 08/02/19 | 12. Forward and Backward chaining, Resolution |
R&N Sections 9.3-9.6 orNIE Chapter (9) "Inference in First-Order Logic", Sections 3-6 |

Week 5 | ||

Tue 12/02/19 | 13. Resolution-based Inference |
R&N Sections 9.3-9.6 orNIE Chapter (9) "Inference in First-Order Logic", Sections 3-6 |

Thurs 14/02/19 | 14. Situation Calculus | R&N Section 10.3
from the 2nd Edition |

Fri 15/02/19 | 15. Question & Answer session | |

F L W | ||

Tues 19/02/19 | No Lecture | |

Thurs 21/02/19 | No Lecture | |

Fri 22/02/19 | No Lecture | |

Week 6 | ||

Tue 26/02/19 | 16. Introduction to Planning (2x2) | R&N Sections 10.1 orNIE Chapter (10) "Classical Planning", Section 1 |

Thurs 28/02/19 | 17. State-space Search and Partial-order Planning (2x2) | R&N Sections 10.2, 10.4 and
from the 2nd Edition
Section 11.3 orNIE Chapter (10) "Classical Planning", Sections 2, 4 |

Fri 01/03/19 | 18. Planning and Acting in the Real World I (2x2) | R&N Sections 11.3, 4.3 orNIE Chapter (11) "Planning and Acting in the Real World", Section 3 and Chapter (4) "Beyond Classical Search", Section 3. |

Week 7 | ||

Tues 05/03/10 | 19. Planning and Acting in the Real World II (2x2) | R&N Section 11.2 orNIE Chapter (11) "Planning and Acting in the Real World", Section 2 |

Thurs 08/03/19 | 20. Acting under Uncertainty (2x2) | R&N Sections 13.1-13.2 orNIE Chapter (13) "Quantifying Uncertainty", Sections 1, 2 |

Fri 08/03/19 | 21. Introduction to Coursework 2 (2x2) | Coursework 2 |

Week 8 | ||

Tue 12/03/19 | — Deadline for Coursework 1, at 15:00 | |

Tues 12/03/19 | 22. Probabilities and Bayes' Rule (2x2) | R&N Sections 13.3-13.5 orNIE Chapter (13) "Quantifying Uncertainty", Sections 3-5 |

Thurs 14/03/19 | 23. Probabilistic Reasoning with Bayesian Networks (2x2) | R&N Sections 14.1-14.3 orNIE Chapter (14) "Probabilistic Reasoning", Sections 1-3 |

Fri 15/03/19 | 24. Exact Inference in Bayesian Networks (2x2) | R&N Section 14.4 orNIE Chapter (14) "Probabilistic Reasoning", Section 4 |

Week 9 | ||

Tues 19/03/19 | 25. Approximate Inference in Bayesian Networks (2x2) | R&N Section 14.5 orNIE Chapter (14) "Probabilistic Reasoning", Section 5 |

Thurs 21/03/19 | 26. Time and Uncertainty I (2x2) | R&N Section 15.1-15.2 orNIE Chapter (15) "Probabilistic Reasoning over Time", Sections 1, 2 |

Fri 22/03/19 | 27. Time and Uncertainty II (2x2) | R&N Section 15.2-15.3 orNIE Chapter (15) "Probabilistic Reasoning over Time", Sections 2, 3 |

Week 10 | ||

Tues 26/03/19 | 28. Dynamic Bayesian Networks (2x2) | R&N Section 15.5 orNIE Chapter (15) "Probabilistic Reasoning over Time", Section 5 |

Thurs 28/03/19 |
— Deadline for Coursework 2, at 15:00 | |

Thurs 28/03/19 | 29. Decision Making under Uncertainty (2x2) | R&N Sections 16.1-16.3, 16.5 orNIE Chapter (16) "Making Simple Decisions", Sections 1-3, 5 |

Fri 29/03/19 | 30. Markov Decision Processes (2x2) | R&N Sections 17.1-17.3 orNIE Chapter (17) "Making Complex Decisions", Sections 1-3 |

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