Skip to content

Artificial Intelligence - Methods and Applications

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2016

About course

The course provides theoretical and methodological knowledge and skills in classical AI (artificial intelligence) and robotics. Topics covered: Heuristics for search. Search for games. Applied predicate logic. Classical planning: heuristics. Knowledge representation. Probability theory: axioms, conditional probability, Bayes' rule. Bayesian networks. Probabilistic reasoning over time, Hidden Markov Models. Decision trees and learning. Robotics: reinforcement learning, learning from demonstration, hybrid architectures, motion planning, odometry, metric and topological route planning, localization and map generation.

The course can be included in the Master's Program in Computational Science and Engineering

Application and eligibility

Artificial Intelligence - Methods and Applications, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2016 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 31 October 2016

Ends

Lectures end on week starting 13 January 2017

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Application deadline

15 April 2016

Application code

UMU-57219

Application

Submit a late online application. You will be transferred to universityadmissions.se

Required Knowledge

To be admitted you must have 60 ECTS-credits in Computing Science or 2 years of completed studies, in both cases including the courses Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (5DV121), Data Structures and Algorithms (5DV108/5DV127/5DV128), Fundations of Logic and Model Theory (5DV102) or equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A (IELTS (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL PBT (Paper-based Test) with a minimum total score of 530 and a minimum TWE score of 4. TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) with a minimum total score of 72 and a minimum score of 17 on the Writing Section). Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 16,875

Total fee

SEK 16,875

Contact us

Please be aware that the university is a state body and that what you write here can be included in a public document. Therefore, be careful if you are writing about sensitive or personal matters in this contact form. If you have a such an enquiry, please call us instead. All data will be treated in accordance with The Personal Data Act.

Course is given by
Link to the course web page