Artificial Intelligence: Principles and Techniques


Stanford School of Engineering


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Artificial Intelligence has emerged as an increasingly impactful discipline in science and technology. AI applications are embedded in the infrastructure of many products and industries search engines, medical diagnoses, speech recognition, robot control, web search, advertising and even toys.

This introductory course provides a broad overview of modern artificial intelligence. Learn how machines can engage in problem solving, reasoning, learning, and interaction. Design, test and implement algorithms. Gain an appreciation of this dynamic field.


CS103, CS106B or CS106X, CS107 and CS109 (algorithms, probability and programming experience)

Topics include

  • Search
  • Constraint satisfaction
  • Markov decision processes
  • Planning and game playing
  • Machine learning
  • Graphical models
  • Logic

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