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FIT5047

Faculty of Information Technology

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2012 (Day)

Synopsis

This is the foundation unit for the Intelligent Systems specialisation. It introduces the main problems and approaches to designing intelligent software systems including automated search methods, reasoning under uncertainty, planning, software agents, recommender systems, machine learning paradigms, natural language processing, user modelling and evolutionary algorithms.

Outcomes

At the completion of this unit students will have -
A knowledge and understanding of:

  • the applications of intelligent software systems;
  • the principles and theoretical underpinning of intelligent software systems;
  • models and approaches to building intelligent software systems;
  • different software toolkits and development environments;
  • current research trends in the field.
Developed attitudes that enable them to:
  • foster critical and independent analysis of how intelligent techniques can be used to enhance software applications and the development of smart environments.
Developed the skills to:
  • design and develop of intelligent applications;
  • select and apply appropriate tools for a particular application.

Assessment

Examination (3 hours): 70%; In-semester assessment: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Kevin Korb

Contact hours

2 hrs lectures/wk, 2 hrs laboratories/wk

Prohibitions

CSE5610

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/units/fit5047/