The basics of artificial intelligence

This course is part of the programme
Master in SL studies - Linguistics

Objectives and competences

Overview of the field of artificial intelligence, its aims, scope, methods, main questions, main developments, and possible directions for individual research.

Ability to recognize interesting research topics in the field of artificial intelligence;
Students obtain skills for searching, reading and critical analysis of the scientific litereature in artificial intelligence.


Overview of AI
Logic and Planning
Machine Learning
Markov Decision Processes
Natural Language Processing
Data Mining

Intended learning outcomes

Knowledge of the basic topics in artificial intelligence.


Ertel, Wolfgang. 2011. Introduction to Artificial Intelligence. Springer.


Active participation at lectures, 1 or 2 homework assignments, Final exam

Lecturer's references

Associate professor of Linguistics at the University of Nova Gorica.