AI summer 2013

Artificial Intelligence

Summer Semester 2013

Instructor: Dr. rer. nat. Yasir Niaz Khan

Textbook: Artificial Intelligence, A Modern Approach (AIMA), Stuart Russel & Peter Norvig, 3rd Edition

Lecture Timings: Mon, Wed & Friday, 11:00 - 12:50.

Office: In front of classroom New-8 (11am to 5pm).

Grading Sheet , Current Ranking

Project Evaluation Schedule

Ranking for project groups

Grading Policy:

Quizzes: 15%

Assignments: 15%


Midterm: 20%

Final-exam: 40%

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to AI (slides in group)
  • Intelligent Agents (slides in group)
  • Solving problems by searching
  • Heuristic searches
  • Adversarial search
  • Logical Agents
  • First-order logic
  • Genetic algorithms
  • Expert systems
  • Probabilistic reasoning
  • Neural networks
  • Robotics
  • Advanced topics in AI


  • [26.07] Project submission deadline is Saturday 03-Aug till 4pm. Late submissions will get 2 marks deducted per hour. Submit by email and/or on Xeon server in folder: Summer2013/Artificial Intelligence/Project
  • [24.07] Submit Project Proposals till Saturday 4 pm in my office or by email. Send your project name and members till Friday. Proposal carries 1 point from project.
  • [17.07] Assignment 3. Deadline: Tuesday 23-07-13 till 12 o clock at night, by email.
  • [03.07] Midterm will be held on Wednesday 10-07-13 during lecture time.
  • [29.06] Assignment 2. Deadline: Sunday 07-07-13, 3 pm sharp, submission by email.
  • [20.06] Assignment 1. Hints: In question 3: don't get confused between the choice numbers and the answers, e.g. choice B and answer B are different things. In question 1: the people on the island like riddles, so all the people are likely to answer in riddles.
  • [19.06] slides for lecture 2 available in discussion group.
  • [17.06] slides available for lecture 1 in the discussion group.