• Offered by School of Computing
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Course subject Computer Science
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Alban Grastien
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2021
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Course has been adjusted for remote participation in 2021. Some on-campus activities are available. Attendance at these where possible is encouraged.

This is an advanced undergraduate course that covers advanced topics in Artificial Intelligence. Topics vary from one offering to the next and are likely to be drawn from the following list: planning, scheduling, games, search, reasoning (constraint-based, model-based, spatial, temporal), knowledge representation, decision-making under uncertainty, reinforcement learning, agents, foundations.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Gain both a wide and a deep knowledge of the topic(s) taught in the current instance of the course.
  2. Improve their skills at navigating through, and critically examining, the scientific literature on the taught topic(s).

Other Information

http://cs.anu.edu.au/courses/COMP8620/

Indicative Assessment

  1. Assignments (45%); Seminar (15%); Final Exam (40%) (45) [LO null]

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Workload

30 one hour lectures

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

COMP3620. Incompatible with COMP8620.

Prescribed Texts

Assumed Knowledge

Students are assumed to have solid background knowledge in general computer science (e.g., programming experience; some basic theoretical CS), but no specialist knowledge.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $4410
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $5880
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6063 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A

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