Research Seminar Artificial Intelligence

Course description Research Seminar Artificial Intelligence
Year: 2017-2018
Catalog number: 4383RSAI6
Teacher(s):
  • dhr. dr. M.H. Lamers
Language: English
Blackboard: No
EC: 6
Level: 500
Period: Semester 2, Block III, IV
Hours of study: 41:00 hrs
  • Yes Elective choice
  • No Contractonderwijs
  • Yes Exchange
  • Yes Study Abroad
  • No Evening course
  • No A la Carte
  • No Honours Class

Admission Requirements

Bachelor diploma

Description

This course studies the topic of artificial intelligence, in its broadest sense. It covers various sexy topics from the field of artificial intelligence, to the level that should enable students to discuss AI comfortably with other scientists. The topics include the question of whether machines can think, evolutionary computation, neural networks, computing with DNA, computers and emotions, biological computations, artificial creativity, and more. The selected topics were chosen to be practically applicable, or to make students think about future directions of artificial intelligence.
Seminar-style course
Seminar-style imples that presentations are mainly held by the students themselves, with much plenary discussion and interaction. Active participation and full class attendance are required to pass the course. Examination is based on student presentations, homework tests, attendance, a final project and written paper. Reading material is distributed electronically in class. The course is open to students from other programmes and institutes also.

Course Objectives

Goal of the course is to learn studying, processing and presenting scientific material, and to learn about Artificial Intelligence.

Time Table

The dates are included in the Media Technology calendar

Mode of Instruction

Lectures and self study

Assessment Method

Homework tests, student presentations, project and paper

Blackboard

Not applicable

Reading List

Study materials will be provided by the lecturer during the course

Registration

Via program coordinator Media Technology: Nanda Milbreta: mediatechnology@leiden.edu, 071-527 6994

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How to sign up for classes and exams

Contact Information

Nanda Milbreta: mediatechnology@leiden.edu

Important Links

Curriculum link
http://mediatechnology.leiden.edu/programme/curriculum/research-seminar-artificial-intelligence
Course link
http://www.maartenlamers.com/RS/

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