Artificial Intelligence

Yves Deville

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LINGI2261: Artificial Intelligence

2014 – 2015


  • Prof. Yves Deville (
  • Teaching assistants: Cyrille Dejemeppe ( and Jean-Baptiste Mairy (

Reference book

  • Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig "Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach", Third Edition, Prenticel Hall, 2010 (AIMA)


This course presupposes the knowledge of material covered in the two following courses

  • LINGI1101: Discrete mathematics: logical foundations of computing science
  • LSINF1121: Algorithmics and data structures

Students who did not follow these courses should ask permission to the instructor to follow the class.





  Lecture AIMA book Deadline


   ch. 1, 2    
S2   Search   ch. 3.1–3.4    
S3   Informed search   ch. 3.5–3.6    
S4   Local search   ch. 4.1    Assignment 1
S5   no class        
S6   Adversarial search   ch. 5     Assignment 2
S7   Constraint satisfaction problems   ch. 6    
S8   Logical agents   ch. 7    
S9   First-order logic and inference   ch. 8, 9    
S10   Planning   ch. 10, 11     Assignment 3
S11   Learning from examples   ch. 18.1–18.3, 18.10    
S12   Philosophical foundations & Present and future of AI    ch. 26, 27    Assignment 4
S13   AI Game contest        




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Consultation AI exam

Dear Students,   The students may consult their AI exam copy next Monday 9/01 in my office between 13:00 and 13:30. Regards, Yves Devlle

Exam this Tuesday 13 January 8:30

Dear Students   The AI examen is this Tuesday 13 January 8:30 auditorium BA91 and BA93. The assignment of the students in the two auditorium is the following: BA91: Students with a family name starting with A through J BA93: Students with a family... Read more »

Website for the AI Contest

Dear AI students, The results of the tournament as well as your agents have been published on the beCool website. Feel free to rewatch the victories/defeats of your agent by downloading the traces of the games that were played during the contest.  ... Read more »

Contest Results, Prizes and Revenge of the Seconds

Dear AI students, do not forget that tomorrow (18th December), the AI course (8:30 - 10:30) will be devoted to the results of the "Zombies" contest! The winning team and the second one will receive a price, kindly offered by "Case Départ". The secon... Read more »

No class Thursday 11.12

Dear AI Students,   As already toldduring the last class, there will be no class Thursday 11 December. The last class will be Thursday 18, where we will show the final result if the tournement of the AI players.  Hope to see you all there. Regards... Read more »

Feedback assignment 3 and contest's pools results

Dear students, At the end of the course of this thursday 4/12, you will be given feedback on assignment 3 and you will get the results of the contest's pools phase !

New Deadline Assignment 4: 10/12

Dear AI students,   It seems that there is a deadline conflict between the AI Assignment 4 and another important assignment in another course.   We therefore postpone the deadline of Assignment 4 to December 10.    Note that this Assignment 4 does ... Read more »

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Assignment 3: Zombies framework  Dear students, Some of you seemed to have problem while trying to run the zombies framework. An updated version of the framework has been updated and should now run on any OS (including Windows). Please use this ver... Read more »

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Assignment 3: Mid-Project Session Dear students, On Thursday, at 9.30am in Barb01 will be held a mid-project session for the 3rd assignment. During this session, we will give you the feedack of the second assignment. Additionally, we will discuss s... Read more »

Assignment 3: basic alpha player

Dear students,   you have to submit your basic alpha beta player on INGInious by Wednesday 5 November 2014 at 6 p.m. This is the only submission you have to make by Wednesday 5 November. The report for Assignment 3 is due on Wednesday 19 November. 

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