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Foundations of Artificial Intelligence

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 7
Module lead
Richard Watson
Academic year

Module overview

This course introduces the fundamental concepts and techniques of artificial intelligence (AI) .

This unit aims to give a broad introduction to the rapidly-developing field of AI covering a range of approaches (modern, classical, symbolic, and statistical). This should prepare students for specialist options in semester 2.

  • Classical and modern approaches to AI
  • The principal achievements and shortcomings of AI.
  • The main techniques that have been used in AI, and their range of applicability
  • The philosophical basis of AI
  • Challenges for the future of AI
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