- Lectures are
held in Semester 2 at:
- Tuesdays 15.10-16:00 at Lecture Theatre C, David Hume Tower
- Thursdays 15:10-16:00 at Meadows Lecture Theatre (G.07, Doorway 4), Medical Quad Teviot
- Fridays 15:10-16:00 at Lecture Theatre 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 16/01/18 | 1. Intelligent Agents | R&N Chapter 2 orNIE Chapter (2) "Intelligent Agents" |

Thurs 18/01/18 | 2. Problem Solving by Searching | R&N Sections 3.1-3.3 orNIE Chapter (3) "Solving Problems by Searching", Sections 1-3 |

Fri 19/01/18 | 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 23/01/18 | 4. Adversarial Search | R&N Sections 5.1-5.4 orNIE Chapter (5) "Adversarial Search", Sections 1-4 |

Thurs 25/01/18 | 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 26/01/18 | 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 30/01/18 | 7. Effective Propositional Inference | R&N Sections 7.5-7.7 orNIE Chapter (6) "Logical Agents", Sections 5-7 |

Thurs 01/02/18 | 8. Smart Searching using Constraints | R&N Sections 6.1-6.3 orNIE Chapter (7) "Constraint Satisfaction Problems", Sections 1-3 |

Fri 02/02/18 | 9. Introduction to Coursework 1 | Coursework 1 |

Week 4 | ||

Tue 06/02/18 | 10. First Order Logic | R&N Chapter 8 orNIE Chapter (8) "First-Order Logic" |

Thurs 08/02/18 | 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 09/02/18 | 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 13/02/18 | 13. Resolution-based Inference |
R&N Sections 9.3-9.6 orNIE Chapter (9) "Inference in First-Order Logic", Sections 3-6 |

Thurs 15/02/18 | 14. Situation Calculus | R&N Section 10.3
from the 2nd Edition |

Fri 16/02/18 | 15. Question & Answer session | |

F L W | ||

Tues 20/02/18 | No Lecture | |

Thurs 22/02/18 | No Lecture | |

Fri 23/02/18 | No Lecture | |

Week 6 | ||

Tue 27/02/18 | 16. Introduction to Planning (2x2) | R&N Sections 10.1 orNIE Chapter (10) "Classical Planning", Section 1 |

Thurs 01/03/18 | 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 02/03/18 | 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 06/03/18 | 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 08/03/18 | 20. Acting under Uncertainty (2x2) | R&N Sections 13.1-13.2 orNIE Chapter (13) "Quantifying Uncertainty", Sections 1, 2 |

Fri 09/03/18 | 21. Introduction to Coursework 2 (2x2) | Coursework 2 |

Week 8 | ||

Tue 13/03/18 | — Deadline for Coursework 1, at 15:00 | |

Tues 13/03/18 | 22. Probabilities and Bayes' Rule (2x2) | R&N Sections 13.3-13.5 orNIE Chapter (13) "Quantifying Uncertainty", Sections 3-5 |

Thurs 15/03/18 | 23. Probabilistic Reasoning with Bayesian Networks (2x2) | R&N Sections 14.1-14.3 orNIE Chapter (14) "Probabilistic Reasoning", Sections 1-3 |

Fri 16/03/18 | 24. Exact Inference in Bayesian Networks (2x2) | R&N Section 14.4 orNIE Chapter (14) "Probabilistic Reasoning", Section 4 |

Week 9 | ||

Tues 20/03/18 | 25. Approximate Inference in Bayesian Networks (2x2) | R&N Section 14.5 orNIE Chapter (14) "Probabilistic Reasoning", Section 5 |

Thurs 22/03/18 | 26. Time and Uncertainty I (2x2) | R&N Section 15.1-15.2 orNIE Chapter (15) "Probabilistic Reasoning over Time", Sections 1, 2 |

Fri 23/03/18 | 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 27/03/18 | 28. Dynamic Bayesian Networks (2x2) | R&N Section 15.5 orNIE Chapter (15) "Probabilistic Reasoning over Time", Section 5 |

Thurs 29/03/18 |
— Deadline for Coursework 2, at 15:00 | |

Thurs 29/03/18 | 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 30/03/18 | 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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