Department of Computational Perception
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344.014, VO, 2std., WS 2009/10

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerhard Widmer
This class will be taught in English.

Important: Room changes until Christmas due to strike (see below)!

TIME: Monday, 12:45 - 14:15 NOTE: This is different from previous years!
START: Monday, 5.10.2009
PLACE: HS 3 and others

!!! Changes to original schedule !!!
Mo, Nov. 16 - (VO + UE): HS 2
Mo, Nov. 23 - (VO only): HS 6
Mo, Nov. 30 - (VO only): room NT 226 (Science Park, 2nd floor)
Mo, Dec. 7 - (VO + UE): HS 2
Mo, Dec. 14 - (VO only): BA 9911 (Bankengebäude)

After Christmas, we will presumably return to HS 3.

Goals and Contents of this Class:

The lecture gives an introduction to basic models and techniques in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Specific topics to be covered include:

Teaching materials:

Pdf versions of the Powerpoint slides used in the lecture will be made available via KUSSS (weekly). If desired, printed copies can also be bought at the Department of Computational Perception (upon prior notice).

Recommended reading (will not be needed if the lectures are attended on a regular basis):
Russell, S.J. and Norvig, P. (2000). Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (2nd. Edition). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Exercise track (Übung):

The class is accompanied by an exercise track (344.021, 344.022, 344.023, 344.030), in which the students will improve their understanding of the material by regularly solving example problems (on paper).

Be sure to also register for one of 344.021, 344.022, 344.023, 344.030! (It doesn't matter which one - they will all be held jointly.)

Questions, suggestions, complaints, etc. to:

Gerhard Widmer
Tel. 2468-1510
gerhard dot widmer at jku dot at

last edited by ms on 2009-11-10