TDT4137 - Cognitive Architectures


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

Cognitive architectures aim at giving increased understanding of intelligent systems and how they interact with the external world. The subject covers underlying infrastructures and how various subsystems work together for coherent cognition. Key elements include short-term memory, long-term memory, representation of mental structures, functional processes and learning mechanisms. In this context, the subject also treats evaluation of user interfaces in terms of cognitive complexity analysis, and also looks at advanced multimodal user interaction.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The subject will give the candidate a general introduction to concepts, methods and techniques within cognitive architectures.Skills: The candidate will be able to apply actual methods and techniques.General competence: Through practical and theoretical exercises the student shall understand and apply cognitive architectures, and have an integrated view of intelligent systems. The candidate shall know the field historically and its foundation based on artificial intelligence, cognitive science and human-computer interaction.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, colloquia, self-study, and exercises. 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.

If the course is still not passed after a postponed exam, or by repeating the course, the approved assignments from earlier semester may be approved by the department.

The exam will be in English only, but the students may answer i Norwegian if preferred.

Course materials

To be announced

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Information Technology and Informatics
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D 2023-12-18 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL210 Sluppenvegen 14 48
SL111 orange sone Sluppenvegen 14 55
SL111 grønn sone Sluppenvegen 14 47
SL238 Sluppenvegen 14 2
SL520 Sluppenvegen 14 7
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * 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.

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