AI_Spring14

Artificial Intelligence

Spring Semester 2014

FAST – NU, Lahore

Sections: A & B

Penalties:

  • 11-4423: -2 Attend
  • 11-4301: -1 Attend
  • 11-4234: -1 Attend
  • 11-4231: -4 Attend
  • 11-4369: -5 Attend
  • 11-4324: -6 Attend
  • 11-4314: -5 Attend
  • 11-4114: -5 Attend
  • 11-4113: -2 Attend
  • 09-4260: -8 Attend
  • 09-4009: -8 Attend
  • 11-4114: -20 for M-1
  • 11-4369: -20 for M-1

Course Outline:

Instructor: Dr. Yasir Niaz Khan (yasir.khan@nu.edu.pk)

Lectures: Tuesday, Thursday at 11:30 am (sec-B) & 2:30 pm (sec-A)

Textbook:

    • Artificial Intelligence, Stuart Russel & Peter Norvig, 3rd Edition
    • Artificial Intelligence, George F. Luger

Course Material: \\xeon\Faculty\Dr. Yasir Niaz\Teaching\AI_Spr14

Office: In front of room New-8

Grading Criteria:

Quizzes: 10%

Assignments: 10%

Project: 10%

Mid-terms: 15+15%

Final-exam: 40%

Course Outline:

    • Introduction to AI
    • Intelligent Agents
    • Solving problems by searching
    • Heuristic searches
    • Adversarial search
    • Logical Agents
    • First-order logic
    • Game Playing
    • Expert systems
    • Probabilistic reasoning
    • Neural networks
    • Genetic algorithms
    • Fuzzy Systems
    • Robotics
    • Advanced topics in AI (Multi-Agents, etc)

Announcements:

  • [24-04-14] Solve Mid-2 and submit at the start of the class on Tuesday 29-04-14.
  • [23-04-14] Project submission deadline is Monday 05-05-14 through Slate. Submit 3 things: source code, executable file, a How-to document explaining how to run the executable and its different options.
  • [11-04-14] Submit a document explaining which AI technique are you using in your project and why. What will happen if you use another technique. Submit this document till Friday 25-04-14.
  • [01-04-14] Submit Use-cases of your project till Thursday (10-04-14) evening.
  • [15-03-14] Rechecking of mid-1 will be done on Monday and Tuesday at 4pm (part-1) and then on Wednesday at 10am (part-2).
  • [11-03-14] Choose your project till Tuesday (18-03-14). Make a group of 2-3 students. Submit Project proposal till Thursday (19-03-14) at the start of the class.
  • [01-02-14] [Revised] Assignment-1 due till 10pm on Friday (07-02-14). Submit on Slate system.