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TDDC17 Artificial Intelligence


Course book:   

For the Fall 2021 course, the official text book will be the the new 4th Edition of Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach by Russell and Norvig (Global Edition).

The Global Edition is new for this year and somewhat cheaper than the standard version that was first published last year, although if you have that, it is fine. The Global Edition is available on campus at the book stores. Additionally, there is the possibility of ordering on-line or renting or purchasing the digital version of the book. The following link provides information about this:


It is highly recommended that you acquire the book and read the recommended pages. This book is considered one of the best about AI and can be used for years to come as a reference book also.


Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, 4th Edition (Global Edition)
Stuart Russell, Peter Norvig
Pearson, 2021.
ISBN 10: 1-292-40113-3.
ISBN 13: 978-1-292-40113-3


Articles (Downloadable below):

These are two seminal articles that are often part of the course material.

Turing, A. (1950)
Computing Machinery and Intelligence
Mind, 59, 433-460.

Newell, A. and Simon, H. A. (1976).
Computer Science as Empirical Inquiry: Symbols and Search
Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, 19, 113-126.

Help Material

For those of you that want a more detailed review of Classical Logic to supplement the material in the course book, the following compendium authored by Andrzej Szalas may be of some use:

Logic Compendium

OH Slides:

Printouts of the seminar slides will be made available for download on a continuous basis.

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Last updated: 2021-08-17