Courses & Units

Topics in Artificial Intelligence (Elite) KIT315


Note: This unit might not be available in 2015


This unit will extend the treatment of two or three of the areas of AI introduced in KIT108, adding more depth and having a more technical focus. The specific topics may vary between years, reflecting the expertise of the staff involved in offering the unit in particular years. Students should contact the unit coordinator each year to find out the topics for that year.

Possible topics include: Data mining / machine learning (including neural networks), computer vision, genetic algorithms, real-time aspects of AI, knowledge based systems and robotics.


Unit name Topics in Artificial Intelligence (Elite)
Unit code KIT315
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology
School of Engineering & ICT
Discipline Computing and Information Systems
Teaching staff TBA
Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Intensive Session Jun On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Intensive Session Jun 22/6/2015 26/6/2015 2/7/2015 12/7/2015

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2015: $1,096.00 2015: $2,065.00 029999

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  • DN/HD in KIT205 or KXT201 or KIT206 or KIT307 or KIT305 or KXT304 or KXT305) and (KXT306 or KIT108)

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • KIT415


Teaching PatternTwo weeks of intensive classes (one week for each topic), with extra classes for interactive assessment tasks.
Assessment100% in-semester (50% of assessment will be devoted to each topic, assessment tasks will include reports and development)
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