Intelligent Systems

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intelligent Systems

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Computer Science, Information Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course gives an overview over the theory and practice of Intelligent Systems, systems that perceive, reason, learn, and act intelligently. Students will acquire practical skills in developing intelligent systems building on a thorough understanding of well-understood Artificial Intelligence approaches, including Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning.

    The course will provide an in-depth understanding of classical AI problems and approaches, such as search, knowledge representation, machine learning, etc., by deepening the theoretical understanding and ability to apply those techniques in practice.

    The course will be centered on the practical task of designing intelligent agents that perform in a challenging competition against other agents.

    There will be 12 lectures in the first 3 weeks, as well as a number of practical sessions in a lab, working groups to help with the course material and a significant amount of self-study, both to familiarise oneself with the AI theory and methods, and to program an Intelligent System using those methods.

    There will be an exam (probably digital) and a groups assignment.

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