COMP6016: Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (2009-2010)
- 7 Jan 2010:
There will be a revision session of the course on
Friday, 15 January at 14:00-16:00 in Room 2.15.
- 19 Oct 2009:
Please check blackboard for the marks of your coursework
assignments. If you can't see your marks please let us
- 30 Sep 2009:
Please refer to the Announcement page on Blackboard for this
course and your email. If you are registered for the course you should receive all the announcements through email and Blackboard.
- 24 Sep 2009:
The teaching day is Monday starting from 28 Sep 2009, lectures
start at 9:00.
- 10:30am, every Monday - Weekly coursework exercise deadline
- 4:00pm, Friday, 6 November - Essay handin deadline
Please let us know in good time if you have problems with the set
Handing in your work
Please hand in your written coursework as a hard copy to the Student Support Office, Room LF21.
Follow this link for the course unit description, giving details about
the aims and learning outcomes of the course, reading material,
assessment, and the syllabus.
- Pavel Klinov
- Nestan Tsiskaridze
Locations and times
Refer to the ACS Timetable
- Times: 9:00-17:00 on Monday, 28 Sep - 26 Oct.
- Venues: Lectures and exercise classes will be in Room 2.15.
The labs will be in the MSc lab (2.25a & 2.25b).
- Intro talk: PDF
- Uli's slides of Week 1: PDF
- Renate's slides of Week 2: PDF
- Renate's slides of Week 4: PDF
- Renate's slides of Week 5: PDF
- Coursework for Week 1: PDF
- Essay Material: PDF
The course unit does not follow a specific book: copies
of the slides are made available.
Recommended reading material is listed on the
course description webpage. The list is not final and may change until
the start of the course unit.
There is no need to buy a book for this course unit.
The recommended books are available in the Resources Centre Library and
the main library.
See the intro slides for details.
To refresh your knowledge on sets, relations and function we recommend
- Chapter 5.2 in
Cormen, T. H. and Leiserson, C. E. and Rivest, R. L. (1992),
Introduction to Algorithms.
The MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Series,
- Chapter 1.1 and 1.3 of
"Interactive Real Analysis".
This website includes interactive exercises with answers.
- Any book on the mathematical foundations of CS or discrete mathematics.
To refresh your knowledge on propositional logic (also known as
classical logic or Boolean logic) and first-order logic (also known as
predicate logic) we recommend
- Kelly, J. The Essence of Logic. Pearson.
- Huth, M. and Ryan, M.
Logic in Computer Science Modelling and Reasoning About Systems.
Cambridge University Press
- Almost any introductory level textbook on Artificial
Intelligence, KR&R, Logic, foundations of CS.
50% coursework, 50% exam
Of the coursework: 30% for essay, 35% for Uli's weekly coursework, 35% for
Renate's weekly coursework
Renate A. Schmidt
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