TDT4136 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The subject starts with a description of problem solving methods by means of heuristic search. Therafter, various knowledge representation languages and inference methods for automatic problem solving. Representation in form of predicate logic, frames and semantic nets are treated, and connected to the main forms of reasoning - especially rule based reasoning. Furthermore, architectures that integrates various resoning methods, agent based architectures and architectures for interactive problem solving. Numerous applicaton examples are given to demonstrate the methods.

Learning outcome

The subject shall give a general introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI), and its basis is taken from mathematics, logic and cognitive sciences. The subject aims at realising aspects of intelligent behaviour in computer systems.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, self study, exercises and a project. A number of mandatory exercises must be approved in order to take the exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

In the written exam, the questions will only be in english since the lectures, slides,book and the other material are all in English. Students can answer in Norwegian.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

To be announced.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IMT3103 7.5 2018-09-01
IT2702 3.7 2007-09-01
IT272 3.7 2007-09-01
MNFIT272 3.7 2007-09-01
SIF8015 3.7 2007-09-01
SIF8031 3.7 2007-09-01
TDT4135 3.7 2007-09-01
TDT4170 3.7 2007-09-01


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 D 2018-12-05 09:00 SL120 , SL274 , SL271 , SL110 lilla sone , SL111 grønn sone , SL111 brun sone , SL111 orange sone , SL111 lyseblå sone , SL111 blå sone , SL210
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.