Perform new course search

Search Filter

Artificial Intelligence Techniques PG (6685.5)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Technology


Possible changes to your unit's learning activities and assessment items

As a result of the Australian Government's and or the ACT Government’s directives requiring physical distancing and restrictions on movement because of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may find that learning activities and/or assessment items in some units you are studying have changed. These changes will not be updated in the published Unit Outline but will be communicated to you via your unit’s UCLearn(Canvas) teaching site. The new learning activities and/or assessment items will continue to meet the unit's learning outcomes, as described in the Unit Outline.

New learning activities and/or assessment items are available on your unit's UCLearn(Canvas) teaching site. Please contact your Unit Convener with any questions.


This unit looks at those techniques and concepts implemented as software that carries out actions which are normally thought of as requiring intelligence when carried out by humans. Topics are selected from knowledge representation, heuristic search and problem reduction, AI algorithms, natural language processing, decision support systems, expert systems, computer assisted instruction, speech understanding, vision, theorem proving, pattern recognition, robotics, games, data mining, scheduling, constraint processing and optimisation.

Learning Outcomes

  1. From this unit, the students will be able to define and appraise the major areas of AI research and use. They will be able to write simple programs to demonstrate aspects of AI using a suitable programming language.

Contact Hours

Up to 39 hours per semester.


Must have passed 11521 Programming for Data Science G OR 8995 Software Technology 1 G



Assumed Knowledge


Incompatible Units


Equivalent Units


Print this page
Why choose UC

Perform new course search

Search Filter

Frequently Asked Questions