Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2017 Postgraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology

Subject Information
Subject Code MCS9323
Subject Name Artificial Intelligence
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites MCS9114
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Final Examination 50% Laboratory Assignments 20% Term project 30%
General Subject No.

Subject Description
This subject reviews the main components of Artificial Intelligence research including knowledge representation, reasoning, natural language understanding, and perception. Focuses on Expert Systems and the computational models they embody. Introduces the programming languages Lisp and Prolog.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Understand the conceptual underpinnings of the field of artificial intelligence.
2. Understand how artificial intelligence technology is deployed in practical applications.
3. Gain familiarity with artificial intelligence tools and languages.