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Høst 2021

DTE-2501 AI Methods and Applications - 10 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for datateknologi og beregningsorienterte ingeniørfag

Type of course

This course can be taken as a single subject course

Course contents

The course targets machine-based problem solving and basic Natural Language processing methods. The course introduces swarm intelligence, ant colony optimization, and genetic algorithms. Further on, fuzzy systems and fuzzy computing are introduced along with ensemble techniques, inductive systems, entropy, elementary clustering techniques K-NN, K-means and Q-learning along with Dynamic Programming.

Objective of the course

On completion of the course, the successful student is expected to have the following:


The student will have:


The student should be able to:

General Competence

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

The subject uses so-called "Flipped classroom", i.e., lectures are posted online continuously during the semester in the form of short instructional videos and demonstrations of 10-20 minutes. In addition, exercises and control questions related to each video are used.

The subject teaches in the autumn semester with teacher-led and assistant-led learning and / or exercises. Online students will have access to a teaching assistant for afternoon / evening support.


Course work requirement (work requirements)

Examination and assessment:

Folder assessment with the following content (assessment basis):

Work and multiple-choice tests can be weighted differently in their contribution to the final grade in the course.

If the work requirements are not met (delivered and passed at least 4 of 6 submissions) the candidate will not qualify to get a grade in the course.

If more than 30% of the portfolio (assessment basis) is missing (i.e. has passed less than 70% of the portfolio), one will not qualify for continuation and must take the course again at the next ordinary period.

The portfolio (exercises and tests) can be delivered in Norwegian or English.


Continuation consists of completing the folder within a deadline. The parts of the work requirements that were missing during ordinary deadline will be replaced by new corresponding work requirements that must be made within the agreed deadline.

Date for examination

Portfolio hand in date 14.12.2021

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.