Course syllabus

Artificiell intelligens
Artificial Intelligence

EDAP01, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2020/21
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2020-03-30

General Information

Main field: Machine Learning, Systems and Control.
Elective Compulsory for: MMSR1
Elective for: BME4, C4-pv, D4-pv, D4-mai, E4-bg, F4, F4-mai, MSOC2, Pi4-bam
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


To give an introduction to several subdomains of artificial intelligence and to give an orientation about fundamental methods within these domains. To convey knowledge about breath and depth of the domain. To provide insight about the ethical consequences of AI-based technology.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Intelligent agents. Heuristic search. Game programming. Knowledge based systems. Machine learning. Natural language. Semantic Web. Autonomous robots. Planning. Ethics of AI.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: To qualify for a passing mark, the students must have completed the obligatory programming assignments. To qualify for a higher mark a written examination is required.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Admission requirements:

Assumed prior knowledge: FMAA01, FMA420 and FMA430.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: EDA132, EDAF70

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Professor Jacek Malec,
Teacher: Professor Pierre Nugues,
Teacher: Elin Anna Topp,
Teacher: Stefan Larsson,
Course homepage:
Further information: Detailed rules concerning the assignments will be found in the course web site.