CS-401: Artificial Intelligence

Spring Semester 2015, FAST–NU, Lahore

Instructor: Dr. Yasir Niaz Khan (yasir.khan (AT)

Lectures: Tuesday, Thursday at 11:30 am (sec-C) & 3:00 pm (sec-D)


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

Course Website:

Course Material: \\xeon\Faculty\Dr. Yasir Niaz\Teaching\AI_Spr15

Office: In Liberty Lab for Robotics, ground floor, admin block.

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)

* Cheating will result in zero weightage in assignments or quizzes or both.

* There will be multiple quizzes and assignments, but only 3 of each will be marked randomly.