- Lectures are
held in Semester 2 at:
- Tuesdays 15.10-16:00 at G.03, 50 George Square
- Thursdays 15:10-16:00 at Lecture Theatre B, DHT
- Fridays 15:10-16:00 at G.03, 50 George Square

- 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 14/01/20 | 1. Intelligent Agents | R&N Chapter 2 orNIE Chapter (2) "Intelligent Agents" |

Thurs 16/01/20 | 2. Problem Solving by Searching | R&N Sections 3.1-3.3 orNIE Chapter (3) "Solving Problems by Searching", Sections 1-3 |

Fri 17/01/20 | 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 21/01/20 | 4. Adversarial Search | R&N Sections 5.1-5.4 orNIE Chapter (5) "Adversarial Search", Sections 1-4 |

Thurs 23/01/20 | 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 24/01/20 | 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 28/01/20 | 7. Effective Propositional Inference | R&N Sections 7.5-7.7 orNIE Chapter (6) "Logical Agents", Sections 5-7 |

Thurs 30/01/20 | 8. Smart Searching using Constraints | R&N Sections 6.1-6.3 orNIE Chapter (7) "Constraint Satisfaction Problems", Sections 1-3 |

Fri 31/01/20 | 9. Introduction to Coursework 1 | Coursework 1 |

Week 4 | ||

Tue 04/02/20 | 10. First Order Logic | R&N Chapter 8 orNIE Chapter (8) "First-Order Logic" |

Thurs 06/02/20 | 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 07/02/20 | 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 11/02/20 | 13. Resolution-based Inference |
R&N Sections 9.3-9.6 orNIE Chapter (9) "Inference in First-Order Logic", Sections 3-6 |

Thurs 13/02/20 | 14. Situation Calculus | R&N Section 10.3
from the 2nd Edition |

Fri 14/02/20 | 15. Question & Answer session | |

F L W | ||

Tues 18/02/20 | No Lecture | |

Thurs 20/02/20 | No Lecture | |

Fri 21/02/20 | No Lecture | |

Week 6 | ||

Tue 25/02/20 | 16. Introduction to Planning (2x2) | R&N Sections 10.1 orNIE Chapter (10) "Classical Planning", Section 1 |

Thurs 27/02/20 | 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 28/02/20 | 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 03/03/20 | 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 05/03/20 | 20. Acting under Uncertainty (2x2) | R&N Sections 13.1-13.2 orNIE Chapter (13) "Quantifying Uncertainty", Sections 1, 2 |

Fri 06/03/20 | 21. Introduction to Coursework 2 (2x2) | Coursework 2 |

Week 8 | ||

Tue 10/03/20 | — Deadline for Coursework 1, at 15:00 | |

Tues 10/03/20 | 22. Probabilities and Bayes' Rule (2x2) | R&N Sections 13.3-13.5 orNIE Chapter (13) "Quantifying Uncertainty", Sections 3-5 |

Thurs 12/03/20 | 23. Probabilistic Reasoning with Bayesian Networks (2x2) | R&N Sections 14.1-14.3 orNIE Chapter (14) "Probabilistic Reasoning", Sections 1-3 |

Fri 13/03/20 | 24. Exact Inference in Bayesian Networks (2x2) | R&N Section 14.4 orNIE Chapter (14) "Probabilistic Reasoning", Section 4 |

Week 9 | ||

Tues 17/03/20 | 25. Approximate Inference in Bayesian Networks (2x2) | R&N Section 14.5 orNIE Chapter (14) "Probabilistic Reasoning", Section 5 |

Thurs 19/03/20 | 26. Time and Uncertainty I (2x2) | R&N Section 15.1-15.2 orNIE Chapter (15) "Probabilistic Reasoning over Time", Sections 1, 2 |

Fri 20/03/20 | 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 24/03/20 | 28. Dynamic Bayesian Networks (2x2) | R&N Section 15.5 orNIE Chapter (15) "Probabilistic Reasoning over Time", Section 5 |

Thurs 26/03/20 |
— Deadline for Coursework 2, at 15:00 (changed to 2nd April) | |

Thurs 26/03/20 | 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 27/03/20 | 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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