Artificial Intelligence

Ac.Year:ukončen 2004/2005
Language of Instruction:Czech
Completion:examination (written)
Type of
Guarantor:Zbořil František V., doc. Ing., CSc. (DITS)
Lecturer:Zbořil František V., doc. Ing., CSc. (DITS)
Instructor:Orság Filip, Ing., Ph.D. (DITS)
Faculty:Faculty of Information Technology BUT
Department:Department of Intelligent Systems FIT BUT
Neural Networks (NEU), DITS
Learning objectives:
  To give the students the knowledge of fundamentals of artificial intelligence, namely knowledge of problem solving approaches, machine learning principles and general theory of recognitions. Students acquire base information about computer vision, natural language processing and expert systems.
  Problem solving, state space search, problem decomposition, games playing. Knowledge representation. AI languages (PROLOG, LISP). Machine learning principles. Statistical and structural pattern recognition. Fundamentals of computer vision. Basic principles of natural language processing. Basic principles of expert systems.
Learning outcomes and competencies:
  Students acquire knowledge of various approaches of problem solving and basic information about machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing and expert systems. They will be able to create programs using heuristics for problem solving.
Syllabus of lectures:
  • Introduction, types of AI problems, solving problem methods (BFS, DFS, DLS, IDS)
  • Solving problem methods, cont. (BS, UCS, Hill Climbing, Simulated annealing, Backtracking, Forward checking)
  • Solving problem methods, cont. (GS, BestFS, A*, IDA, SMA, Heuristic repair)
  • Solving problem methods, cont. (Problem decomposition, AND/OR graphs)
  • Methods of game playing (minimax, alpha-beta, games with unpredictability)
  • Logic and AI, resolution and it's application in problem solving
  • Implementation of basic search algorithms in PROLOG
  • Implementation of basic search algorithms in LISP
  • Machine learning
  • Fundamentals of pattern recognition theory
  • Principles of computer vision
  • Principles of natural language processing
  • Principles of expert systems
Fundamental literature:
  • Russel,S., Norvig.,P.: Artificial Intelligence, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1995, ISBN 0-13-360124-2, second edition 2003, ISBN 0-13-080302-2 
  • Luger,G.F., Stubblefield,W.A.: Artificial Intelligence, The Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, Inc., 1993, ISBN 0-8053-4785-2
Study literature:
  • Zboril,F., Hanacek,P.: Artificial Intelligence, Texts, BUT Brno, 1990, ISBN 80-214-0349-7
  • Marik,V., Stepankova,O., Lazansky,J. and others: Artificial Intelligence (1)+(2), ACADEMIA Praha, 1993 (1), 1997 (2), ISBN 80-200-0502-1
Progress assessment:
  Written mid-term exam

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