Introduction to Information Representation
Learn the computational techniques used by computers in the representation of knowledge in this free online course.
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This free course on introduction to knowledge representation begins by describing how search graphs are used for the representation of solutions of problems that can be decomposed into smaller problems. The course explains in well detailed form, how computational solutions to large problems are arrived at by first solving small component problems. The course introduces you to the concept of game playing and how they have been an integral part of the development of artificial intelligence.
This course then introduces you to the techniques required in selecting the right algorithm for game playing.The course outlines the distinction between symbolic and connectionist artificial intelligence. You will learn about alpha-beta layering, the search space reduction paradigm and knowledge representation hypothesis . You will also get to learn about the syntax and semantics of a knowledge representation language, along with the desired features of a knowledge representation scheme.
Finally, this course explains formal logic knowledge representation for artificial intelligence. The course takes you through how knowledge representation in reasoning forms the backbone of any intelligent behaviour through computational means. You will learn about the relationship between propositional logic, statement logic and sentential logic. The course concludes by detailing how computational models of intelligence require models of knowledge in solving problems.
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Problem Solving by Search
Problem Solving by Search - Learning Outcomes
Search AND / OR Graphs
Minimax + Alpha Beta
Problem Solving by Search - Lesson Summary
Introduction to Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
Introduction to Knowledge Representation and Reasoning - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Knowledge Representation
Introduction to Knowledge Representation and Reasoning - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to;
- Describe the impact of games in the development of artificial intelligence
- Explain how games are used for experimentation in artificial intelligence
- Explain the heuristic search procedure
- Describe the basic idea of the AO algorithm
- Discuss minimax value and maximum rules
- Describe how minimax algorithm is used to extract the best-first move in a game tree
- Explain the alpha beta pruning technique
Differentiate between human and artificial intelligent behaviour
Describe knowledge representation and reasoning
Explain the relationship between data, information and knowledge
Distinguish between symbolic and connectionist artificial intelligence
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