Checking date: 07/06/2021

Course: 2021/2022

Knowledge Engineering
Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering (2018 Study Plan) (Plan: 431 - Estudio: 218)

Coordinating teacher: FERNANDEZ ARREGUI, SUSANA

Department assigned to the subject: Computer Science and Engineering Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Algorithms and Data Structures (Course: 1/Semester: 2) Artificial Intelligence (Course: 2/Semester: 2) Logic (Course: 1/ Semester: 2)
To acquire the learning outcomes and competencies specified in the "Memoria Verifica" report of the title
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to Knowledge Engineering 2. Phases of development of a knowledge-based system 3. Knowledge based systems: 3.1 Production rule systems 3.2 Automated planning systems 4. Processes of analysis, design and implementation of knowledge-based IT solutions
Learning activities and methodology
* Theoretical lectures: 1 ECTS. Mainly oriented to the acquisition of the theoretical knowledge of the subject' competences * Practical lectures: 1 ECTS. * Individual work: 1,5 ECTS. Oriented, among others, towards the competences related to planning, analysis, synthesis, critic reasoning, or concept acquisition * Practice: 2 ECTS. Oriented, among others, towards the competences related to work in teams, problem solving, work organization and written communication (written reports on their homeworks and projects) * Tutorials * Final exam: 0,5 ECTS
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 30
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 70
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Nils J. Nilsson. Artificial Intelligence: A New Synthesis. Morgan Kaufmann.
  • Schreiber, Guus. Knowledge engineering and management : the commonKADS methodology. MIT Press.
  • Stuart Russell, Peter Norvig. Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach. Pearson / Prentice-Hall.

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.

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